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Seagate Announces Momentus Thin Series Notebook Hard Disk Drives

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Seagate Technology today announced the Momentus Thin drive, the world's thinnest 2.5-inch hard disk drive for ultra-portable and entry-level laptops, high-end netbooks, backup devices and consumer electronics. At a wafer-thin 7mm in height – 25 percent slimmer than traditional 9.5mm 2.5-inch laptop hard drives – the Momentus Thin drive gives original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and system integrators significantly lower cost-per-gigabyte storage than solid state and 1.8-inch drives, enabling a new breed of entry-level thin laptops.

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I think these HDD's would look really nice in a regular pc :D
 
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very nice temporary solution until SSD price drop
 
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it would have been the solution if it was shrinked by 50% and a gurantee for singel pattern drive (is it or not?? )

then i would squezze 2 inside one slot and raid them :laugh:

no honestly it is a great addition to the 1,8 zif drives but it will screw customers US if not many drives are released or if they are the only one.

i can seem me fitting 9.5mm drives in a 25% reduced slot :D