Samsung has started shipping its new Spinpoint MT2 1 terabyte (TB) 2.5" internal mobile hard disk drive.
The HDD can be used in portable storage solutions, digital TVs, home media systems and set-top boxes.
Employing 333GB per-platter technology, the new Spinpoint MT2 drive offers up to an 1TB of storage capacity, it is running at 5400rpm speed, it has a 12.5mm form factor and utilizes Samsung?s proprietary SilentSeek and NoiseGuard technologies to minimize noise levels during drive operation.
The performance and reliability features of the Spinpoint MT2 have been enhanced with an optimized design and improved suspension for multidisc. Samsung claims that the new MT2 drive delivers about 20% increased read/write performance and 4 % lower power consumption compared with competitive drives, and it features shock resistance levels of 400G (2ms) in operation mode and 800G (1ms) when the power is off.
The Spinpoint MT2 features SATA 3.0 Gbps interface and Native Command Queuing functions. It also has an 8MB buffer memory and is available in 750GB and 1TB capacity. Initial shipments are available now.