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Toshiba Areal Density Breakthrough Means 3TB 2.5-inch Notebook Hard Drives Possible

Posted: Feb 26, 2015 10:04 am | Storage Press Releases | Stock Ticker: TYO:6502, NYSE:TWTR

Toshiba Corporation has achieved an areal density of one terabit per square inch (1Tbit/ in2) within a 2.5-inch client hard disk drive (HDD). This newest disk drive innovation delivers 3TB capacity using a 750GB per platter in a 15mm 2.5-inch HDD and increases areal density over Toshiba's prior generation of client HDDs by 40 percent. Toshiba is dedicated to developing new technologies to increase storage performance and capacities in consumer electronics. Toshiba's high areal density HDDs will be available in new products shipping later this year.




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