Friday, January 5, 2007

Deskstar 7K1000 - 1 Terabyte Hard Drive from Hitachi.

  • Hitachi Global Storage Technologies going to release 1-tera byte hard disk Deskstar 7K1000.
  • Expected to release in the first quarter of 2007.
  • Market price of Deskstar 7K1000 is going to be $399. That works out to $0.40 per GB. A competitive per-gigabyte cost for a hard drive today.
  • The company also plans to offer a CinemaStar version of the drive, for use in DVR and set-top boxes
  • In 2007 first quarter Seagate also going to release 1-TB hard drive.
  • 7K1000 is Hitachi's first 3.5-inch hard drive to use PMR technology; last year, the company released 2.5-inch PMR-based hard drives.
  • The Deskstar 7K1000 will be a five-platter drive, each platter capable of storing 200GB apiece.
  • In addition to the 1TB model, Hitachi is introducing and shipping a 750GB version of the drive as well. But the company focused its energies on achieving 1TB before its competitors.

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