Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Razer Blade 15.6" Gaming Laptop Released, New Razer Core X is Powerful and More Affordable
Sony to Spend $2.3bn to Make EMI Music Full Subsidiary, Outlines Content-centric Strategy
Spectre Chip Security Flaw Strikes Again, New Patches On the Way
Micron and Intel Deliver First 1Tb - 4bits/cell QLC 3D NAND Die
Huawei's MateBook X Pro Laptop Available in the U.S. For $1,200
Acer to Roll Out Alexa Across its PC Portfolio
Nvidia Releases the 3GB GeForce GTX 1050 to Attract More PC Gamers
LG Q7 Smartphone Comes With New Cameras, AI, Hi-Fi Audio, IP68 Rating and Fingerprint Sensor
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 > Toshiba...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, September 17, 2009
Toshiba Launches High-Performance Half-Terabyte 2.5-inch HDD


Toshiba today announced a new family of high-performance 7,200RPM 2.5-inch HDDs, including a top-end drive with a half-terabyte capacity. Mass production of the series will start in October.

Toshiba's high-performance MK5056GSYseries offers capacities of 160GB, 250GB, 320GB and 500GB for commercial and consumer notebook PCs, gaming notebooks, and tiny and all-in-one desktops. In operation, the drives deliver significant performance improvements over Toshiba's previous generation of 7,200RPM drives. Data is transferred at 1,255Mb/s, a 23% boost, and energy consumption efficiency is raised by 28%.

Application of Toshiba's original advanced acoustic management technology in the new double-platter MK5056GSY, the leading edge half-terabyte model, and the MK3256GSY, cuts acoustic noise during seek to 25dB, a 3dB decrease from the earlier MK3254GSY. The single-platter models, MK2556GSY and MK1656GSY, cut acoustic noise to 23dB, a 2dB decrease from the MK1654GSY, until now the quietest 7,200RPM 2.5-inch HDD.

Key Features

1. Reaches industry's largest capacity in 7200RPM model (MK5056GSY)
Toshiba's improved magnetic head and disk layer technology realize an areal density of 612 Mbit/mm2 (395 Gbit/in2) for the MK5056GSY, matching the industry highest level for 7,200RPM disks. Four different capacities are offered.

2. Improved energy consumption efficiency (MK5056GSY)
Compared to Toshiba's previous highest capacity HDD (the 320GB MK3254GSY), the new 500GB HDD MK5056GSY offers a 28% improvement in energy efficiency, as defined under the Japanese legal standard.



Previous
Next
Pioneer Announces New CDJ-2000 and CDJ-900 Digital Turntables        All News        LG's New WIDEBOOK Notebook Series Promises a Cinematic Experience
Seagate Introduces FreeAgent DockStar Network Adapter     PC Parts News      LG's New WIDEBOOK Notebook Series Promises a Cinematic Experience

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Toshiba Confirms Approval of $18 billion Chip Unit Sale by China
China Finally Approves Toshiba's Plan to Sell Its Memory Chip Unit: report
Backblaze's Q1 2018 HDD Reliability Stats for Q1 2018
Toshiba Weighs Memory Chip Unit Options
Toshiba Releases New Surveillance, Video Streaming Laptop and Desktop Hard Drives
China Opposes SK hynix-Toshiba Deal
Toshiba Delays Memory Chip Unit Sale
Toshiba Memory to Make New Investment in Production Equipment for Fab 6 at Yokkaichi Operation
Toshiba Launches KumoScale NVM Express over Fabrics Storage Software for Cloud Infrastructures
Toshiba Adds 64-layer BiCS CD5, XD5 and HK6-DC Models to Data Center SSD Lineup
Western Digital to Inject $4.6bn in Toshiba Memory
Toshiba Completes Transfer of its TV Business to Chinese Hisense Group

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 .