- News tagged "hard disk drive"
Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013
Seagate has just splashed US$374 million to acquire Xyratex, a company that makes hard disk drive testing equipment.
Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013
An engineer from Backblaze, the online backup service provider, looks through data at his company to answer the question that has been bugging many high-end users and enthusiasts: are enterprise drivers worth the extra money?
Friday, 29 Nov 2013
Western Digital has just announced the WD Black 2, the world's first SSD+HDD dual drive.
Friday, 1 Nov 2013
HGST has announced the release of their new 1TB 7mm thick Travelstar drive for capacity hungry ultra-thin devices.
Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013
Seagate has just announced it has shipped over one million shingled magnetic recording (SMR) hard disk drives (HDDs). The company strongly believes SMR is the next generation storage technology that will enable 20TB HDDs to be a reality by 2020.
Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013
The Seagate Enterprise Turbo SSHD comes in capacities of up to 600GB, and provides up to a threefold increase in random performance over existing 15K-RPM drives.
Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013
According to a leaked roadmap, Seagate could have enterprise-class 5TB and 6TB hard disk drives in the market by the second-half of next year.
Monday, 3 Jun 2013
Seagate has announced its thinnest hard disk drive ever - the Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD.
Monday, 17 Dec 2012
A 2.5-inch drive specifically engineered for use in 24/7 video applications like digital video recorders, set-top boxes, and surveillance applications, the Seagate Video 2.5 HDD has an annual failure rate of approximately 0.55, based on current configurations.
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012
Western Digital has created a 5mm-thick hybrid HDD for ultrabooks. This 500GB drive utilizes MLC NAND flash storage with a mechanical drive to offer performance gains comparable to a dedicated SSD while retaining the capacity and cost benefits found in a standard HDD.