TeraByte harddisk’s released into mass market

26 June 2007 By Shashank

Are you sick of taking backups in the DVD’s and other optical media now if you can shell out some dollars then you can buy out the maximum capacity hard disks available today which are of capacity of Terabyte. Both Seagate and Samsung has announced their 1 Terabyte hdd’s in the mass market will soon be available to a hardware store near you.Seagate has released two models Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 and the Barracuda ES.2 hdd which delivers 1TB of capacity, 7200-rpm spin speeds, an average seek time of 8.5ms and caches up to 32MB.

Samsung has also released its 1 Terabyte line of harddisks the SpinPoint series SATA hard drives to the mass market and is available around $399. Seagate hard drives will also have a same price tag of around $399 when they will be released in the third quarter of 2007.The Samsung hard drive is optimized for RAID applications and transfer rate of 3 GB/second and speeds of 7200 rpm and upto 32 MB cache .Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 and ES.2 hdds are aimed for the corporate storage segment as both have features which are needed in the enterprise storage market segment and employs the perpendicular magnetic recording technology. These hard drives will also be available for your home entertainment purposes now start imagining how much you can store in that 1 TB of space.

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Nirmal says:

There is no surprise with terabite drive as the storage space in computers are increasing day by day and people are not satisfied with it.

shashank says:

thats human nature its keep wanting more..:D

saurav says:

Seagate has always facinated the PC users by its astonishing products. I am eagerly waiting to use that Barracuda.

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