Saturday, April 21, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Apple to Replace Some MacBook Pro Laptop Batteries
ZTE's Nubia Red Gaming Phone Released
LG Display's OLED Smartphone Screens Still Not Ready For Apple
Nintendo Labo Kits Now Available
June's VLSI Symposium Focuses on Next Generation Transistor Technology and MRAM
Samsung Not Interested in Nokia's Health Unit
ZTE Says Company's Survival at Risk
2nd Generation AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors Arrive to Offer Great Value
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > 120GB l...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, April 19, 2005
120GB laptop hard drive coming


Seagate announced Monday that it will soon begin shipping a 120GB laptop hard drive, which would be the largest available on the market today.

The disk maker will also release a 100GB drive. The 100GB version will come in both 5400 and 7200-rpm versions, and the 120GB in a 5400-rpm model.

The company says that the two drives are in response to consumer demands. "People on-the-go need notebook computers that deliver desktop PC performance yet can withstand the rigors of travel and extend battery life," said Jeff Loebbaka, Seagate vice president of Global Marketing.

Others, according to Loebbaka, are less concerned with speed and size and are looking for cost-effectiveness. The slower, smaller drives are intended for that market.

As laptop computers are increasingly doubling as desktop systems in the home and business, consumers have begun to look for bigger hard drives to store more information, such as photos and home movies, which can eat up space quickly. "End users increasingly will demand desktop PC capabilities in notebooks," said John Buttress, IDC's research manager for hard drives.

Its "Momentus" drives are also very resistant to shock according to Seagate. The company claims the drives can withstand 900 Gs of non-operating shock and 250 Gs of operating shock without damage to hard drive data. The new drives also sport better power efficiency and near-silent operation.

The 1 are expected to make it to the market in May, a company representative told BetaNews. Several manufacturers are looking at the drives for their systems, although Seagate declined to name the companies involved in those talks.

For more information visit ,A HREF="http://www.seagate.com/cda/newsinfo/newsroom/releases/article/0,1121,2695,00.html" target=blank>www.seagate.com


Previous
Next
SmartDisk debuts FlashTrax XT digital storage player        All News        AMD announces deal with DreamWorks
Samsung Develops 4Gb OneNAND     PC Parts News      AMD announces deal with DreamWorks

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Seagate Says Its MACH.2 Multi Actuator Technology Breaks Throughput Record, Announces HAMR Reliability Tests
Seagate Demonstrates New Helium-based, 14TB Exos X14 Hard Drive at OCP Summit 2018
Seagate Releases Far Cry 5 Special Edition HDD for PS4
Save Your Pirate Stories on the New Seagate "Sea of Thieves" Game Drive for Xbox
Seagate Showcases New Mobile Data Storage Solutions at CES 2018
Seagate Says Multi Actuator Technology Can Double Performance of Hard Drives
Seagate Launches SkyHawk Drive For AI-Enabled Surveillance
Seagate Sees 20TB HAMR Drives Coming in 2019
Seagate Guardian Series Now Includes 12TB Drives for NAS and Desktops
Seagate Revs Up Nytro Flash Storage Portfolio
Store More PlayStation 4 Games with Seagate's New 2TB Game Drive
Seagate Delivers 8TB Game Drive Hub for Xbox Gamers

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .