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Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013

New Seagate NAS Storage Solution Features a 4TB Model

New Seagate NAS Storage Solution Features a 4TB Model

Seagate has announced the Seagate NAS HDD, a drive custom-built for always-on, one- to five-bay NAS systems. Engineered with performance and reliability in mind, the new drives are available in multiple capacity points including a 4TB option.

Friday, 10 May 2013

WD & SanDisk Team Up to Create Solid-State Hybrid Drives

WD & SanDisk Team Up to Create Solid-State Hybrid Drives

WD and SanDisk have announced that the two companies are collaborating to produce hybrid storage devices, such as the WD Black 5mm SSHD that began shipping last month.

Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013

WD Releases 3.5-Inch SAS WD XE Hard Drives

WD Releases 3.5-Inch SAS WD XE Hard Drives

WD has announced a new 3.5-inch SAS hard drive solution for legacy datacenter storage systems with the release of the WD XE, 2.5-inch, 10,000RPM SAS hard drive, now available mounted in a 3.5-inch WD performance adapter.

Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013

Seagate to Cease Production of 7,200RPM Mobile HDDs By End 2013

Seagate to Cease Production of 7,200RPM Mobile HDDs By End 2013

Seagate has announced plans to phase out its 7,200rpm 2.5-inch magnetic hard disk drives (HDDs) by stopping their production by the end of this year. The company plans to focus on solid-state hybrid drives like its Momentus XT series that will transition to its third-generation later this year.

Monday, 4 Mar 2013

HGST Combines Two Nanotechnologies and Doubles Bit Density of Hard Drives

HGST Combines Two Nanotechnologies and Doubles Bit Density of Hard Drives

HGST, formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, has combined two nanotechnologies of self-assembling molecules and nanoimprinting to potentially enable bit-patterned media to become a cost-effective means of increasing data densities in magnetic HDDs before the end of the decade.

Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012

Western Digital Announces WD Black 4TB Desktop Hard Drives (Update)

Western Digital Announces WD Black 4TB Desktop Hard Drives (Update)

Western Digital has just announced the availability of their WD Black 4TB 3.5-inch, 7,200rpm hard disk drives. The company also touts the new features of the drive like its dual-processor, dual-actuator technologies and these drive are covered with a five-year limited warranty.

Monday, 13 Aug 2012

Toshiba to Boost HDD Production by 35% to Meet Demand

Toshiba to Boost HDD Production by 35% to Meet Demand

Toshiba will be increasing production of hard drives by about 35% in the next three years to meet increasing demand from data centers and PC manufacturers.

Thursday, 12 Apr 2012

WD Ships Energy-Efficient Hard Drive for Ultrabook Devices

WD Ships Energy-Efficient Hard Drive for Ultrabook Devices

The latest addition to its mobile hard drive family, the Scorpio Blue is also the 2.5-inch drive with the lowest power consumption on the market. Compatibility with industry-standard 9.5mm slots make them the ideal storage for notebooks, including Ultrabook devices which require a 7mm drive height.

Friday, 24 Feb 2012

Hybrid Drives Likely to Push Ultrabook Prices Down

Hybrid Drives Likely to Push Ultrabook Prices Down

Right now, Ultrabook prices are a little out of reach for some consumers, while others may complain about its small storage space. Both issues are directly associated with the Ultrabook's reliance on SSDs, but hybrid drives might just be the solution that PC manufacturers are looking for.

Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012

Thermaltake Expands Its Max Series with Internal and External Drive Enclosures

Thermaltake Expands Its Max Series with Internal and External Drive Enclosures

Thermaltake launches the Max 5G 2.5-inch External Hard Drive Enclosure and the Max 5 Duo SATA HDD Rack. Their enclosure offerings allow portable storage solutions on-the-go as well as hot swappable drives without the need to reboot or restart the desktop system.

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