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Toshiba Broadens Mobile Storage Line with New Hard Drives

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    Toshiba today added a 250GB USB 2.0 Portable External Hard Drive to its lineup of personal storage devices and introduced a new line of internal notebook HDDs for mobile PCs. Toshiba's USB 2.0 portable external HDDs are available in 120GB ($109.99), 160GB ($139.99), 200GB ($169.99) and 250GB ($189.99) capacities. Along with NTI Shadow software for easy backups, Toshiba has incorporated a special patent-pending shock mounting system into its personal storage solution to deliver extra protection against normal wear and tear. In addition, the drives' ventilated and sleek black aluminum housing provides a stylish complement to other digital devices, while helping dissipate heat efficiently. Toshiba also has added a retail line of internal notebook HDDs. The disks are available in 80GB ($79.99), 120GB ($99.99), 160GB ($129.99), 200GB ($159.99) and 250GB ($189.99) capacities. The notebook HDDs come with SATA interface and feature Toshiba's perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) technology, native command queuing (NCQ) and tunnel magneto-resistive (TMR) head recording for increased capacity, reliability and performance.

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    Toshiba USB 2.0 Portable External Hard Drive
    - Capacities: 250GB
    - Dimensions: 23.65mm (H) x 88.0mm (W) x 142.08mm (L)
    - Interface: USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 compatible)
    - Compatibility: Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Macintosh OS X 10.3.9 or later
    - System Requirements: Available USB 2.0 Port and CD-ROM Drive (for software)
    - Inside the Box:
    Toshiba USB 2.0 Portable External Hard Drive
    USB 2.0 cable
    NTI Shadow software
    Quick install guide
    - 1-Year limited warranty
    - Certifications:
    FCC/CE/UL approved
    USB hi-speed
    RoHS compatible
    Designed for Windows XP and works with Vista
    Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later (Universal Application)

    Toshiba Notebook Hard Drive
    - Capacities: 80GB, 120GB, 160GB, 200GB, 250GB
    - Dimensions: 0.37" (H) x 2.75" (W) x 3.94" (L)
    - Interface: Serial ATA Interface
    - Weight: 3.4/3.5 oz
    - Buffer Size: 8 MB
    - Speed: 4,200 RPM / 5,400 RPM
    - System Requirements: Microsoft Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista, Macintosh OS X, Linux
    - Inside the Box: Toshiba 2.5-inch Notebook Hard Drive
    -3-Year limited warranty

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    I wish they would bring in 7200 rpm and even 10000 rpm drives for mobile storage. I like their venting options and these are also a nice addition to upgrade my ps3 with. These offer anti vibration and longer life, something the 320GB ones dont.
     

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