- News tagged "helium"
Thursday, 25 Sep 2014
At a press conference in Paris, France, HGST confirmed that the current 6TB Ultrastar 7K6000 will be its last air-filled 3.5-inch drive, and that all drives in future will be filled with helium.
Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014
HGST has just announced its 10TB, 3.5-inch hard disk drive. Though the drive isn’t ready for mass shipment yet, the Western Digital company managed to beat Seagate at its own game. Read on for more details!
Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013
HGST, a company of Western Digital, has begun shipping its helium-filled 6TB hard disk drives. First announced in September 2012, the Ultrastar He6 also features the company's 7Stac disk design, enabling it to fit 7 drive platters for a total capacity of 6 terabytes (TB).
Friday, 14 Sep 2012
Hitachi GST has announced its new helium-filled hard disk drive platform. This radical technology is touted to reduce power consumption by around 23 percent and in turn helps to lower overall operating temperatures by up to four degree Celsius. The company plans to ship such HDDs by 2013.