Hitachi has announced that it is now putting its new Deskstar 7K2000 2TB 7,200 rpm HDD into external storage solutions. The new 2TB drive is now available inside the Hitachi SimpleDrive for $249.99. The SimpleDrive has USB connectivity and works with Mac and PC systems.
The SimpleTech Pro Drive is a quad interface device with USB, FireWire 400/800 and eSATA ports with a 2TB version selling for $299.99. The drive can also be had in 500GB and 1TB versions as well. The drives can be stacked as more are needed to save space.
The SimpleTech Duo Pro uses two drives inside a single enclosure with support for RAID 1/0. A pair of the 2TB drives are available inside for 4TB of storage at $499.99. The drive connects to via USB. Hitachi also has a 2TB internal hard drive kit to add the drive to a desktop computer.