Hitachi has pulled the wraps off a new enterprise class HDD that is claimed to be the industry's fastest and most power-efficient 10,000 rpm enterprise class HDD. The drive spins at 10,000 rpm and uses the 6Gb/s SAS interface. The drive is a small 2.5-inch drive with up to 600GB of storage capacity.
Toshiba managed to quietly slip out a line-up of external hard drives on Tuesday, building up the library of already offered products. The drives are straightforward, even in their color scheme, and don't offer much in the "spectacular feature" category, but if you're in the market for a new external HDD, then these might just be the ticket.
I bet that many people who take photos and video on their camcorder just leave the content sitting on the internal HDD or memory card until they run out of space and are forced to move the content. The reason is that it seems like it takes forever when you have to move hundreds of photos and hours of video to your PC.
It is becoming a growing trend to see online retailers announce, or put up for sale, items not even announced by the manufacturer. Product leaks happen like that all the time. But in most cases, those ads, or product placements, usually get pulled in some capacity or another. That hasn't happened with the 250GB internal hard drive for the new slimmer Xbox 360. Despite not having a formal announcement from Microsoft, you can indeed go buy yourself a new hard drive if you really wanted to, right now.
When it comes to external hard drives, you don't want something that's as big as your keyboard sitting on your desk, next to your monitor. The whole idea is to have something compact, but that's perfectly capable of holding all of your necessary data. And, when it comes to the new Asus Eee 30GB hard drive, you'll have to keep it limited to the bare essentials.
Toshiba has announced its latest HDD offering for enterprise users looking to migrate to the benefits of SFF HDDs in the data center and other uses while still being able to use existing 3.5-inch storage hardware. The new family of drives is called the MBF2xxLRC and are 2.5-inch drives that are mounted in a 3.5-inch bracket.