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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.

Monday, 13 Feb 2012

New Heat Technology for HDDs Offers 10x Capacity and 300x Performance Compared to Existing Drives

New Heat Technology for HDDs Offers 10x Capacity and 300x Performance Compared to Existing Drives

Developed by a group of scientists led by the University of York's Department of Physics, the new heat technology allows for 10 times storage capacity and 300 times performance compared to current disk drives.

Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011

Hitachi GST Unveils 2.5-inch HDD

Hitachi GST Unveils 2.5-inch HDD

Reportedly offering up to 18% faster sequential I/O than its predecessors, the 2.5-inch Ultrastar C10K900 is available in capacities including 300GB, 450GB, and 600GB.

Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011

Intel Lowers its Q4 Revenue Outlook Due to Shortage of HDDs

Intel Lowers its Q4 Revenue Outlook Due to Shortage of HDDs

Intel has lowered its Q4 revenue expectations to be between US$13.4 and US$14 billion. The revised figures are down approximately 6 to 9% from the earlier expected revenue figures of between US$14.2 to US$15.2 billion.

Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011

Western Digital Partially Restores HDD Production

Western Digital Partially Restores HDD Production

A facility shutdown previously due to the Thailand floods resumes operations a week ahead of its scheduled production date.

Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011

Kingston: SSDs to Displace Mechanical HDDs in Second Half of 2012

Kingston: SSDs to Displace Mechanical HDDs in Second Half of 2012

Is SSD finally going to displace the mechanical hard disk drive? According to Kingston, it is, and that's going to take place in the second half of 2012.

Friday, 25 Nov 2011

Acer and Asus to Raise Notebook Prices by 2-3 Percent

Acer and Asus to Raise Notebook Prices by 2-3 Percent

It was going to happen sooner or later. Manufacturers, who are now facing a dire shortage of hard drives due to the floods in Thailand, have announced that one they will raise their notebook prices by 2 to 3 percent.

Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011

Capital Equipment Costs to Fix Flooded HDD Factories in Thailand Substantial

Capital Equipment Costs to Fix Flooded HDD Factories in Thailand Substantial

Replacement and repairing capital equipment in the flooded plants will lead to large increases in capital equipment, with the cost likely to amount to $1 billion.

Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011

Thailand Flood Affect HDD Supplies

Thailand Flood Affect HDD Supplies

The flood affecting Thailand now is the worst the country has ever experienced in half a century. Unfortunately, a quarter of the world's hard disks are manufactured there, and global supplies are expected to be badly affected.

Thursday, 13 Oct 2011

WD Introduces its Newest Gen of My Passport Portable Hard Drives

WD Introduces its Newest Gen of My Passport Portable Hard Drives

Specifically designed for use with Mac computers and Apple Time Machine, the My Passport portable hard drives feature compact, elegant Mac-inspired designs with high capacity storage options and exceptional security.

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