News tagged ‘hitachi’

Thursday, 25 Sep 2014

All 3.5-inch drives from HGST will now be filled with helium

All 3.5-inch drives from HGST will now be filled with helium

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 announces 10TB helium-filled hard drive

HGST announces 10TB helium-filled hard drive

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 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).

Friday, 28 Sep 2012

Hitachi Demonstrates Quartz Glass Storage that May Last Millions of Years

Hitachi Demonstrates Quartz Glass Storage that May Last Millions of Years

Hitachi demonstrated the use of quartz glass technology to store data that is touted to last 100 million years. This is mainly due to the fact that quartz glass is a highly stable and resilient material, which is used to make beakers and other laboratory instruments.

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.

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, 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.

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.

Monday, 15 Aug 2011

Stone-Like Optical Discs that are Nearly Indestructible, the M-Discs

Stone-Like Optical Discs that are Nearly Indestructible, the M-Discs

Start-up Millenniata and Hitachi-LG Data Storage plan to release an optical disc and read/write player that will store photos and other data forever.

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