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Samsung Launches 1.5 Terabyte ''EcoGreen'' F2EG Hard Disk Drive

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Samsung Electronics, a world leader in digital consumer electronics and information technology, today announced its new EcoGreen F2EG hard disk that delivers a massive 1.5 TB of capacity with 500 GB per disk. With increased recording density and reduced number of disks, the EcoGreen F2 drive is more power efficient by supporting a capacity up to 1.5TB with 3 disks.
“Lower platter count means less power to start the motor, less power to continuously spin the motor and a lighter head-stack which takes less power to seek,” said Andy Higginbotham, director of HDD sales and marketing for the Samsung Semiconductor Storage Division. “With fewer heads and disks, the F2EG hard drive has a lower probability of head-disk failures, enabling customers to build more reliable systems.”


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If only it was available here, I'd buy it. $150 is a nice price.
 

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I'd still go for the WD 2tb
 

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I'm a big fan of Samsung's current HDDs (F1 series). Hopefully they get the 500GB platters into their 7200RPM line of drives soon...
 

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They better not sacrifice performance for eco-crap. I love samsung's HDD's and I don't want to stop using them.
 

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They better not sacrifice performance for eco-crap. I love samsung's HDD's and I don't want to stop using them.
exactly my opinion.