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Samsung Launches its First 1 TB Spinpoint MT2 2.5'' Mobile Hard Drive

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in digital consumer electronics and information technology, today announced that it has started shipping its new Spinpoint MT2 1 terabyte (TB) 2.5” internal mobile hard disk drive. It is ideally suited for use in portable storage solutions, such as the newly released Samsung S2 Portable 1TB USB Drives. Other applications include digital TVs, home media systems and set-top boxes, where quiet and cool operations are important.

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good to see 2.5" drives getting bigger
 

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good to see 2.5" drives getting bigger
Good to see 2.5" drives getting bigger space wise, too bad they are getting bigger size wise also...:shadedshu

I want to see this amount of space in a drive that can actually fit in most laptops and devices that take 2.5" drives.

I believe Wester Digital has had their 1TB 2.5" drive out for a few months now, though I'm more interested in WD's 750GB 2.5" drive that came out recently because it will actually fit in most laptops.
 
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Hmm maybe something for my PS3
 

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It won't fit in a PS3.
 
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Meh, Western Digital had a 12.5mm 2.5" drive a year ago. Now, if someone comes out with a 1TB 9.5mm... then I'll be interested!
 

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with such a big capacity, it would have been a better idea if they made it 7200 RPM instead.

1TB+7200RPM=fast windows & games load up times.

hopefully they will make one for those who rather have more performance then extra battery life
 

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You must know that 2.5 have smaller size plates in it by physical size so if tested will it be fast like 7200RPM almost but close enough and this 2.5 are a lot better than normal HDD, as quality goes, thumbs up, i just like to see stability test with HDTUNE!