Western Digital ships 2.5-inch 500Gb, may reach 1TB by early 2010

Daniel Lim - Sep 12, 2008, 1:08 pm CDT

The days of a bare one terabyte notebook-size drive could happen as early as beginning of 2010. Hard drive manufacturers like Western Digital, Fujitsu and Seagate are on their race to break the Terabyte boundary in 2.5-inch standard storage. We’ll get to that when the time comes, meanwhile you can get half of that capacity today with Western Digital Scopio Blue series.

The shock-resistant Scopio has a standard size as normal 2.5-inch notebook drive, 8MB cache, 12ms access time, 5400 RPM speed with SATA-2 Interface. Pop down $220 at the counter or shopping cart and it’s yours.

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