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Hitachi breaks 1TB hard drive barrier with 7K1000

Well, we knew it was likely to happen in 2006 or 2007: Hitachi has fulfilled their promise and broken the 1TB drive barrier with the introduction of Hitachi's new Deskstar 7K1000 drive. Thanks to perpendicular recording and the average consumers' voracious appetite for porn totally legitimate data, Hitachi's new $400 drives -- available in SATA II or PATA 133 varieties, with differing speed modes, a 32MB buffer, quieting accoustics, SMART, and a 7200rpm spindle speed -- will hit the market running in Q1 of this year.

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THWIP3883d ago

That's a lot of porn. o_0

power0919993883d ago

data to be lost if the "average Joe" don't know how to mirror a drive.

Still.... I love technology.

Anyone remember when a 8GB drive sold for $250 bucks? Now you can get 125 times the space for the same price.

Very awesome.

THWIP3883d ago (Edited 3883d ago )

a buddy of mine used to have an old 8GB (disc only) hanging off the rearview mirror in his truck (it was corrupted). It was cool as hell...he looked like a lighthouse beacon coming down the highway. :D