Hitachi has today announced the launch of a new line of hard disk drives that is capable of storing 1TB of data on a single-platter in the form of the new Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.D. The new HDD will be available in both the Deskstar and Cinemastar Hitachi ranges and will be the first ranges to support the new 1TB per single-platter. Hitachi is providing a full range of capacities, from 250GB up to the 1TB, on both low RPM CoolSpin and 7,200 RPM platforms.
Brendan Collins, vice president of product marketing at Hitachi GST explains in todays press release:
“As we ship our first 1TB per platter drives, we know we’re delivering capacity, reliability and value to a broad customer base. Not only are we shipping our 1TB per platter drives to our own Branded Business, but we are shipping to our channel partners as well, enabling them to design affordable HDD-based solutions at attractive price points.”
As of today the new 1TB per platter, one-disk, Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.D drive range is now shipping worldwide.
Source: Market Watch