Featured Articles

Nvidia Shield 2 shows up in AnTuTu

Nvidia Shield 2 shows up in AnTuTu

Nvidia’s original Shield console launched last summer to mixed reviews. It went on sale in the US and so far Nvidia…

More...
AMD CSO John Byrne talks ARM

AMD CSO John Byrne talks ARM

We had a chance to talk about AMD’s upcoming products with John Byrne, Chief Sales Officer, AMD. We covered a number…

More...
AMD Chief Sales Officer thinks GPU leadership is critical

AMD Chief Sales Officer thinks GPU leadership is critical

We had a chance to talk to John Byrne who spent the last two years as Senior Vice President and Chief…

More...
OpenPlus One $299 5.5-inch Full HD phone

OpenPlus One $299 5.5-inch Full HD phone

OnePlus is one of the few small companies that might disrupt the Android phone market, dominated by giant outfits like Samsung.…

More...
KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 gained a lot of overclocking experience with the GTX 780 Hall of Fame (HOF), which we had a chance to…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Thursday, 17 July 2008 07:56

Toshiba pushes 2.5? drives to 400GB

Written by David Stellmack

Image

7,200RPM and near silent operation

Toshiba has announced a new flagship 2.5” high performance drive, which goes under the name of MK4058GSX. The new MK4058GSX is a real monster with 400GB of storage space and it spins at 7,200RPM. As an added bonus, Toshiba was able to cut the acoustic noise during seeks by 2dB for near silent operation and it uses less power than the previous generation of drives.

The leap to 400GB in this form factor was made possible by Toshiba by boosting the areal density to an incredible 477Mbit/mm2. Of course, when you couple this with a 7,200RPM speed, you have a high performance drive that is targeted at applications that need both speed and large storage in the 2.5” form factor.

Toshiba did not announce a price for the new MK4058GSX or a potential release date for the new drive. They did say that production would start in August for the other capacities in the product family, but the 400GB model is not targeted for mass production until September.

Last modified on Thursday, 17 July 2008 08:12
blog comments powered by Disqus

To be able to post comments please log-in with Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments