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Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013

Western Digital Begins Shipping World's Slimmest 1TB Drive

Western Digital Begins Shipping World's Slimmest 1TB Drive

Western Digital has announced that it has began shipping the world's thinnest 7mm 1TB drive, the WD Blue.

Friday, 14 Sep 2012

Hitachi GST Introduces Helium-Filled Hard Disk Drive Platform

Hitachi GST Introduces Helium-Filled Hard Disk Drive Platform

Hitachi GST has announced its new helium-filled hard disk drive platform. This radical technology is touted to reduce power consumption by around 23 percent and in turn helps to lower overall operating temperatures by up to four degree Celsius. The company plans to ship these HDDs by 2013.

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012

WD VelociRaptor HD Scores New Performance Peak with 1TB Model

WD VelociRaptor HD Scores New Performance Peak with 1TB Model

The largest capacity 10,000RPM hard drive on the market today, the VelociRaptor 1TB is designed for high-performance PCs, Mac computers and professional workstations which require a balance of high performance and capacity.

Thursday, 12 Apr 2012

WD Ships Energy-Efficient Hard Drive for Ultrabook Devices

WD Ships Energy-Efficient Hard Drive for Ultrabook Devices

The latest addition to its mobile hard drive family, the Scorpio Blue is also the 2.5-inch drive with the lowest power consumption on the market. Compatibility with industry-standard 9.5mm slots make them the ideal storage for notebooks, including Ultrabook devices which require a 7mm drive height.

Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012

WD Offers Mac Users 2TB Portable Hard Drives

WD Offers Mac Users 2TB Portable Hard Drives

The new drive comes with Apple Time Machine compatibility for fuss-free backup of Mac hard drives. Wrapped in an all-metal casing which complements the MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, the 2TB of storage space allows for about 400,000 photos or 500,000 songs.

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012

WD Ships First 2TB Portable Hard Drive with My Passport

WD Ships First 2TB Portable Hard Drive with My Passport

With a new enclosure design and 2TB capacity, these portable hard drives offer WD SmartWare automatic backup software and WD Security for password protection and hardware encryption.

Monday, 19 Mar 2012

WD Previews Its Thunderbolt Dual-Drive Storage System - Updated

WD Previews Its Thunderbolt Dual-Drive Storage System - Updated

Perfect for creative professionals, enthusiasts, and consumers who own a huge amount of digital content including videos, music, and photos, the drive series serves as a safe and reliable way to backup content stored.

Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012

WD Announces Availability of Its Third-Gen S25 SAS Hard Drives

WD Announces Availability of Its Third-Gen S25 SAS Hard Drives

Designed for demanding applications such as online transaction processing and multi-tiered networked storage arrays, the drives come in capacities of 300GB, 450GB, 600GB, and 900GB.

Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011

Hitachi GST Unveils 2.5-inch HDD

Hitachi GST Unveils 2.5-inch HDD

Reportedly offering up to 18% faster sequential I/O than its predecessors, the 2.5-inch Ultrastar C10K900 is available in capacities including 300GB, 450GB, and 600GB.

Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011

Western Digital Partially Restores HDD Production

Western Digital Partially Restores HDD Production

A facility shutdown previously due to the Thailand floods resumes operations a week ahead of its scheduled production date.

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