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2.5" Hard Drives Hit 500GB

PC World January 02, 2008:

"Notebook PC disk storage leaps into the stratosphere today, hitting the half-terabyte mark with Hitachi Global Storage Technologies' announcement of a 500GB 2.5-inch mobile hard drive.

Due out in February 2008, the $400 Travelstar 5K500 drive will dramatically expand the capacity possible in today's notebook PC designs.

Hitachi's announcement makes it the largest capacity mobile 2.5-inch hard drive. Previous high-water capacity marks for 2.5-inch drives included Fujitsu's 300GB drive and Toshiba's 320GB drive. Hitachi's jump to 500GB represents a whopping 36 percent increase in a single bound. (Hitachi also announced a 400GB version for $350.)"

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MrSwede3548d ago

I thought I'd change the title to draw some PS3 owners attention :). I think I'll buy one of those to put in my PS3 even though I just bought a 250GB.

masterg3547d ago

Perfect for when PlayTV arrives.

EZCheez3547d ago

It will go nicely in my PS3.

MrWonderful3547d ago

well that would be nice. im about 2 get the 320gb western digital scorpio. i think thats enough space to hold over for the rest of the ps3 lifespan since i have 2 other ps3 with large drives as well

whoelse3547d ago

Perfect for the PS3! :) A bit expensive for me though.

PStriple7033547d ago

i will def be getting this!

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