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Hitachi Schedules 1TB Hard Drive for Q1 2007

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Hitachi Global Storage Technologies today announced the industry's first terabyte (TB) hard drive. Delivering superior performance and reliability, as well as capacity, Hitachi's 1TB hard drive meets the needs of consumers who want to create, share and store their digital information, and lots of it. Hitachi's Deskstar 7K1000 will begin shipping to retail customers in the first quarter of 2007 at a suggested retail price of $399 (USD), or 40 cents per gigabyte (GB). This new consumer-friendly price makes ultra-high storage capacity more affordable and accessible than ever before.


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That's pretty cool, but for me, load times are much more important than disc space. Pay the same price for a drive that was a quarter of the size, but twice as fast.
 

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Sign me up for 5 of them please. lol
 
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nah id say the smart money is best spent waiting, has Hitachi improved reliability of the hard drives since buying them of ibm anyone?
 

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Ooer, I want one and its reasonable priced too.
 

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My deskstar runs fine, better than my Maxtor. Here's a pic of the 1TB box I found, not too interesting though.

 
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wow, thats about what you can get a 750 GB hard drive right now! and thats only suggeted retail price, should be a little lower once it hits newegg.com and other online electronics stores.