Wednesday, November 6th 2013

Seagate's Samsung HDD Division Ships World's Thinnest 2TB Storage Solution

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) today announced that its Samsung HDD division is shipping the new 2.5-inch Spinpoint M9T, which at 9.5 mm thin is the world's thinnest 2TB hard drive. Offered in capacities of 1.5TB and 2TB, the Spinpoint M9T mobile drive gives OEMs, channel system integrators and consumers a thin, high-capacity storage solution ideal for external storage, notebook integration and upgrades, desktop, and gaming system applications.

"The M9T combines the highest areal density shipping in a single storage device with an innovative design that fits into mainstream notebook applications. While other 2TB are solutions on the market are 15 mm thick, the vast majority of mobile devices are designed to use a 9.5 mm drive; with the M9T, those devices can now have 2TB of storage, enabling a richer computing experience," said Dave Frankovich, senior product line manager, Samsung HDD.

"Samsung HDD with the new Spinpoint M9T continues to lead the effort in aerial density in a small form factor to supply our channel partners and customers with the highest-capacity and thinnest storage solution in the market," said Doug DeHaan, general manager, Samsung HDD division. "With consumer demand for storage capacity continuing to grow in mobile applications, the M9T answers this demand and is positioned to fulfill capacity needs in virtually any application."

Spinpoint M9T includes a SATA 6Gb/s interface and microactuation to ensure fast, consistent hard drive performance, along with NoiseGuard and SilentSeek technologies to deliver ultra-quiet operation.

Availability
The Spinpoint M9T hard drive is currently available in the Samsung Portable product line, which includes the M3 Portable and P3 Portable external drives, as well as with select partners.
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9 Comments on Seagate's Samsung HDD Division Ships World's Thinnest 2TB Storage Solution

#1
tigger
I'm the only one
could be fast with 1tb platters and 7200 rpm/16mb cache.
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1d10t
Spinpoint had renownd brand for mobile harddrive,but since it tags along Seagate everything goes under-par.I've got much people complaining about rattling voices,failure drive within months and excessive heat.Yeah...so people choose Momentus rather than Spinpoint :shadedshu
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Fourstaff
by: 1d10t
Spinpoint had renownd brand for mobile harddrive,but since it tags along Seagate everything goes under-par.I've got much people complaining about rattling voices,failure drive within months and excessive heat.Yeah...so people choose Momentus rather than Spinpoint :shadedshu


Can you back up your statement? (I just feel like using this image :roll:)
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#4
Oliverda
What about platter capacity?

mod: it's 667GB/platter
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Rebel333
by: Oliverda
What about platter capacity?

mod: it's 667GB/platter
Is in it 4x500GB? I do not know any 2.5" drive with 666GB/platter density:o
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Fourstaff
by: 1d10t
Local retailer RMA note from couple days ago...

http://thumbnails107.imagebam.com/28710/fb29d4287090762.jpg

Though they had good RMA policy,i wouldn't trade it for loss of a data.
You cannot prove anything more than the batch of harddrives in your area might have been compromised by rough handling, but I don't expect anyone who doesn't run a server farm to be able to come to any conclusion.
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