News tagged ‘hard disk drives’

Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013

Western Digital Ceases Shipments of PATA HDDs

Western Digital Ceases Shipments of PATA HDDs

Western Digital is halting production of its hard drives with PATA interface from 29 December. Read on for more details.

Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013

HGST Ships Helium-Filled 6TB Hard Disk Drive

HGST Ships Helium-Filled 6TB Hard Disk Drive

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).

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.

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012

Seagate Reveals Three Enterprise-class Hard Drives

Seagate Reveals Three Enterprise-class Hard Drives

Seagate announces three new enterprise-class HDDs aimed at optimizing traditional data centers as well as emerging cloud infrastructures. The three models are the Enterprise Value, Enterprise Capacity, and Enterprise Performance.

Friday, 14 Sep 2012

Hitachi GST Announces Helium-Filled Hard Disk Drive Platform

Hitachi GST Announces Helium-Filled Hard Disk Drive Platform

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.

Thursday, 15 Dec 2011

Hitachi GST Ships Two New 4TB Deskstar-Based HDDs

Hitachi GST Ships Two New 4TB Deskstar-Based HDDs

Hitachi GST has launched two products based on its new 4TB HDDs early this week. The Deskstar 5K4000 is a 3.5-inch HDD targeted at consumer PCs while its Touro Desk external drive, with the new 4TB capacity, houses the Deskstar 5K4000.

Friday, 11 Nov 2011

Hard Drives' Prices Shoot Up

Hard Drives' Prices Shoot Up

Thailand's flood crisis may be slowing down, but the tech industry may take a year or more to recover from its devastating effects. The most obvious problem now is that hard disk prices are shooting up dramatically.

Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011

Salt Used to Increase Hard Disk Storage Density Sixfold

Salt Used to Increase Hard Disk Storage Density Sixfold

Using electron beam lithography and common everyday table salt, researchers at Singapore's Institute of Materials Research and Engineering have increased the density of hard disks by a factor of six.

Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011

Hitachi GST Announces 1TB Per Platter Hard Drives

Hitachi GST Announces 1TB Per Platter Hard Drives

Hitachi GST has announced their flagship 3.5-inch hard drive featuring 1TB of storage capacity per platter.

Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011

Western Digital to Acquire Hitachi GST for US$4.3 Billion

Western Digital to Acquire Hitachi GST for US$4.3 Billion

Western Digital and Hitachi announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby WD will acquire Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $4.3 billion.

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