Seagate today have unveiled the world's first 3.5-inch hard drive that features 1TB of storage capacity per disk platter - shattering the 1TB areal density battier to help meet explosive worldwide demand for digital content storage at both the home and office.
Seagate's own GoFlex Desk products will be the first to feature the new 1TB per platter technology with capacities of up to 3TB and an areal density of 625 Gigabits per square inch - the industry's highest. Seagate is looking to release a 3.5-inch Barracuda desktop hard drive with 3TB split across 3 platters in mid-2011, there will also be 2TB, 1.5TB and 1TB flavors.
Rocky Pimentel, Seagate Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing says:
Organizations of all sizes and consumers worldwide are amassing digital content at light speed, generating immense demand for storage of digital content of every imaginable kind. We remain keenly focused on delivering the storage capacity, speed and manageability our customers need to thrive in an increasingly digital world.