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Hitachi Ships World's Speediest 200GB Notebook Hard Drive with Encryption Technology

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Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi) is today announcing volume shipment of the industry’s highest-capacity, highest-performing notebook hard drive with new optional data encryption technology. With double the capacity and a 22-percent performance improvement over its predecessor, the 200-gigabyte (GB), 7200 RPM Travelstar 7K200 reigns supreme as the leader in this elite notebook hard drive segment. Now, with optional hard-drive level “Bulk Data Encryption” technology from Hitachi, the Travelstar 7K200 offers even greater cachet to notebook users by helping to guard against data loss and piracy.


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and at 7200...thats gonna be fast for a laptop...but sadly, only the newer laptops are using sata.
 
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how is it protects from piracy?
 

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nice to see a speed and capacity increase. Encryption is nice but not what I need. Still nice to have. SATA is truly for newer laptops.
 
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lol, then many ppl would refuse to buy this hdd (they want "freedom") :)
 

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Huh? Why do you think this TCPA? Tin hat land for sure.:confused:
How else is it going limit "piracy" (Consumer Choice Enablement, thanks Slashdot :D)?
 

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You are confused. This is so YOU can do Data Encryption. "Bulk Data Encryption" to keep bad people from stealing or pirating( thru wifi) your DATA. Educate yourself and read the source link.:toast:
 
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You are confused. This is so YOU can do Data Encryption. "Bulk Data Encryption" to keep bad people from stealing or pirating( thru wifi) your DATA. Educate yourself and read the source link.:toast:
thx for clearing that up, i didn't read the link :roll:
 

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You are confused. This is so YOU can do Data Encryption. "Bulk Data Encryption" to keep bad people from stealing or pirating( thru wifi) your DATA. Educate yourself and read the source link.:toast:
Well, fair enough, but Seagate's "solution" (urgh, marketspeak) uses a TPM chip (thus, tin foil hat is well placed).