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Seagate unleashes new 7200.9 HDD family

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Launched by Seagate yesterday is their new 7200.9 range of Barracuda desktop hard drives. Not only are there several refinements over earlier models (such as NCQ and 3GBps data transfer rates across the board), but the flagship model in the lineup's been raised to a whopping 500GB monster! MMMmm i'll have two of those in RAID-0 thanks Seagate.

 

As well as the official announcement, you can also check out their product overview on the 9th-gen series in PDF format over here folks.

 


SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif.-10 October 2005-Seagate Technology (NYSE:STX), the world's top supplier of disc drives, today announced the availability of its Barracuda 7200.9 family of internal hard drives to the worldwide distribution channel. Targeted at low-cost and Serial ATA (SATA) servers, mainstream and high-performance PCs, PC gaming systems and media PCs, the new Barracuda 7200.9 family combines up to a massive half-terabyte capacity with fast 3Gbit/second Serial ATA throughput and leading-edge storage technologies such as Native Command Queuing (NCQ) to deliver the industry's highest levels of performance and reliability.

 

"System builders are increasingly demanding advanced storage capabilities that enable their products to move more digital content at higher speeds in both single- and multi-user environments," said Brian Dexheimer, Seagate executive vice president of Global Sales and Marketing. "With the Barracuda 7200.9 family, Seagate is delivering the industry's leading combination of capacity, performance, and reliability to meet the system performance and reliability requirements for applications including digital video editing and production, CAD/CAM, and data and image analysis."

 


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DEAL OF THE DAY - IOGear 320GB Combo Portable Hard Drive for $164.99!!

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DEAL OF THE DAY - IOGear 320GB Combo Hard Drive for $164.99!

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Deal of the Day details:

 

Offer: Great price on huge fast storage with backup capabilities. This IOGear external USB 2.0 / Firewire IEEE 1394 drive gives you 1 button backups. It's $209.99 - $15 coupon = $194.99 - $30 coupon (expiring 9/30/05) = $164.99 with FREE Shipping!

 

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New (and larger) HDDs from Samsung

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Today marks the launch of four new additions to Samsung's popular SpinPoint P120 Series of hard disk drives. The drives include a 200GB and 250GB model, both offered with Parallel ATA, and Serial ATA (3.0GB per second) interfaces. For more details, check out the official announcement on Samsung's website.

 


San Jose, CA - September 7, 2005 - Samsung Electronics Ltd., the worldwide digital consumer electronics and information technology forerunner, introduces four new hard disk drives with increased storage capacity to its award winning family. The new SpinPoint P120 Series hard drives include both Serial ATA with 3.0GB per second (Gbps) and Parallel ATA versions and are available with either a 200GB or a 250GB capacity. All four new drives are currently shipping.

The P120 Series of hard disc drives is the optimal storage solution for a variety of digital consumer electronics devices as well as desktop PC Systems. With its state-of-the-art capabilities, the P120 Series can handle massive media content such as movies, MP3 files, as well as everyday use applications.

 


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WD Kicks Off "RAID Edition" Caviar HDDs

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Western Digital have just launched a new breed of enterprise hard drives dubbed the "Caviar RE2" series (with RE referring to "RAID Edition"). These new 400GB SATA hard drives are aimed at server and network storage configurations with a reliability rating of 1.2 million hours. The drives also sport native command queuing and 16MBs of cache.

 

For further details, have a read through the official announcement folks.

 

LAKE FOREST, Calif. - August 30, 2005 - Western Digital Corp. (NYSE: WDC) today introduced the most reliable high capacity Serial ATA (SATA) hard drives for server and network-attached storage applications. Reliability-rated at 1.2 million hours MTBF (mean time between failure) in high duty cycle environments, WD CaviarĀ® RE2 (RAID Edition) 400 GB hard drives are designed from the ground up to deliver enterprise reliability.

 

The demand for high capacity, high reliability storage is rapidly growing. According to market research firm Gartner, the number of EIDE or ATA/SATA terabytes shipped into multi-user servers and storage systems will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 54 percent between 2005 and 2009. (Market Share and Forecast: Hard Disk Drives Worldwide, 2000-2009, John Monroe, April 2005)

 


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DEAL OF THE DAY - Maxtor 200GB Ultra/ATA133 Hard Drive for $79.94

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