Featured Articles

Broadwell to be faster than Skylake-S in desktop

Broadwell to be faster than Skylake-S in desktop

Intel will do something that it never did before. It will release two processor generations at once in the desktop space.…

More...
ARM’s signs off on 64 bit ARMv8-A

ARM’s signs off on 64 bit ARMv8-A

British chip designer ARM has just signed off its 50th licensing agreement for its ARMv8-A technology, which includes support for 64-bit…

More...
Intel Business vPro market divided into 7 categories

Intel Business vPro market divided into 7 categories

Just a few years ago we had two market segments for business users. We had desktops and notebooks and now Intel…

More...
GTA 5 will make November release

GTA 5 will make November release

While we have continued to hear that Grand Theft Auto V for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC will not…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Saturday, 28 April 2007 19:42

Hitachi with one Terabyte Hard drive

Written by Slobodan Simic

hitachi_logo

Five plates and a lot of data

 

Hard drive announced at CES 2007, has finally seen the daylight. Hitachi has started to ship, what should be as they stated, the world's first one-terabyte hard drive.

The Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000 hard drive delivers superior performance and reliability and at the same time it is offers a leadership in capacity. The one TB drive is using 3.0Gb/s Serial-ATA interface combined with 32 MB data buffer, so performance should be good.

One Terabyte is accomplished by using five 200 GB platters combined with ten recording heads. It works at 7200 RPM's which should give 4.17 ms average latency. To further ensure data integrity, Hitachi used a ramp load/unload design to increase shock protection and Thermal Fly-height Control (TFC) to maintain consistent fly-height during read/write process.

hitachi_7k1000

Suggested retail price by Hitachi is $399 USD, which makes this hard drive very affordable in terms of price vs. capacity. You can find out more information from Hitachi by clicking here.

 

Last modified on Sunday, 29 April 2007 04:42
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments