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Hitachi Rolls out Half-Terabyte Hard Drive for Notebooks and Other Mobile Devices

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On the eve of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, at a time when most of the technology world is asking "what’s the next big thing?", Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST) has answered that question quite literally by introducing the world’s highest capacity 2.5-inch mobile hard drive. Setting a new industry benchmark for capacity, the half-terabyte (500GB) Travelstar 5K500 is poised to usher in a new era of “slim” desktops, full-featured notebooks, gaming consoles and other advanced applications for consumers on-the-go.

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this is awesome it would completely eliminate my need for an extrnal hard drive for my laptop, any one know how much this little bugger will cost?
 

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this is awesome it would completely eliminate my need for an extrnal hard drive for my laptop, any one know how much this little bugger will cost?
According to other news sources the prices will start from about $350 for the 400GB version to about $400 for the 500GB model.
 
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