Tuesday, April 10th 2007

Hitachi Ships 1TB Hard Disk Drive

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST) has started to ship its 1TB hard disk drives (HDDs) introduced earlier this year commercially. Hitachi’s Deskstar 7K1000 HDS721010KLA330 model features five 200GB platters and ten heads, has 7200rpm motor as well as 32MB data buffer. The manufacturer claims that the drive has 8.5ms read seek time, 9.2ms write seek time and 133.75MB/s maximum media transfer rate. Currently the company ships 1TB hard disk drive with Serial ATA-300 interface, but a model with Parallel ATA interface is also expected to be available. At present Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000 hard disk drives with 1TB capacity are available in Japan for ¥51 500 - ¥55980 ($433 - $470). The recommended price of the 1TB drive from Hitachi for the U.S. is $399.Source: X-bit labs
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8 Comments on Hitachi Ships 1TB Hard Disk Drive

#1
kwchang007
1 TB hdd's....and i thought a year ago 1 TB in raid was alot....
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WarEagleAU
Bird of Prey
this is awesome and the price is beautiful. 400 bucks for 1000gb of storage. Shit, thats all youll need. 32mb data cache is unreal too.
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#3
ex_reven
Yeah the price is pretty good :)
Who's going to be the first to RAID them??? :roll: :D
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ex_reven
by: tkpenalty
you?
Im not into RAID
Its probably easy as fk, but i just dont see the need for worry.

PS - I undid all my cable management, it was shitting me uberly :roll:
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#6
ktr
well the 750's are around 230 bucks now...
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#7
ex_reven
My 250Gb's are about $130 each

So if I had 1TB with them it would be $520
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kakazza
by: ex_reven
My 250Gb's are about $130 each

So if I had 1TB with them it would be $520
They WERE, they are around half that price now iirc.
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