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Fujitsu Launches Zippy 160GB Notebook Drive

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Steve Dougherty | Mar 6, 2007 at 04:12 pm CST (0 mins, 58 secs reading time)


Hard drive manufacturer Fujitsu have announced a new notebook HDD dubbed the MHW2 BJ-series which is said to be a world's first in terms of its 2.5" size AND 7200rpm spindle speed, as well as support for 300MB/s SATA transfer rates. Also thanks to perpendicular recording, the drives capacity is right up there at 160GB too.

For more info on it, check out the PR here, and also this briefing over at the DailyTech today.



Tokyo, March 6, 2007 - Fujitsu Limited today announced the development of the new MHW2 BJ series of world's first(1) 7,200 rpm 2.5" hard disk drives (HDDs) with a serial ATA 3.0 Gb/s interface(2). Featuring the world's highest storage capacity of 160 GB(3) for a 7,200 rpm 2.5" HDD, the new series is targeted primarily at high-performance notebook PCs. The new series will be available on global basis at the end of May, 2007.

In addition to achieving the world's leading storage capacity, MHW2160BJ is capable of data transmission speeds at up to 300 MB/s, the fastest rate in the industry. The series also features best-in-class acoustic noise level of 2.5 bels(4) at idle, and low-power consumption, operating at 2.3 watts or less when reading or writing data.


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