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Toshiba Introduces Industry's Highest Areal Density 2.5-inch 750GB Hard Disk Drives

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Toshiba Corporation, the pioneer in small form factor hard disk drives (HDDs), today announced two additions to its 5,400 RPM line of 2.5-inch HDDs featuring industry-leading storage capacities. In the standard 9.5 millimeter-high, two-platter design, the MK7559GSXP HDD incorporates both the industry's highest areal density and capacity at 750GB. Sample shipments will start from April, 2010.

The MK7559GSXP HDD features an areal density of 839.1M bit/mm², making it ideal for mobile applications in which capacity is key, including notebook computers and external HDDs. This HDD is well-suited for devices that value high capacity in a smaller footprint with improved acoustic performance and lower power operation compared to larger form factor HDDs. Those applications include all-in-one desktops, televisions and set top boxes.

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Is nice to see that Toshiba is allways pushing futher with 1.8" and 2.5" hardrives.
And also that they have gone a little greener this time; way to go ;)
BTW, i would like to see more 7200 RPM laptop drives on the hight capacity side, as they have proved to be much more quick than 5400 RPM drives, and keeping almost the same price.
 
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Wow, way to go Toshiba.
 
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Seagate and Western Digital both have 750 Gb 2.5" models. The height of one of them in external unit is 17.6mm, so I'm pretty sure they are 2 platter models too.
 

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Seagate and Western Digital both have 750 Gb 2.5" models. The height of one of them in external unit is 17.6mm, so I'm pretty sure they are 2 platter models too.
Seagate and WD models are 12.5mm with 3x250gb platters. They also have the same with 3x333gb platters http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136545
The new hitachi is 2x375gb.
The highest capicity 9.5mm drive for sale is 640gb http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...ption=&Ntk=&CFG=&SpeTabStoreType=&srchInDesc=