Hitachi announces 500GB laptop drive

by admin January 3, 2008 at 3:40 pm

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies has announced what it says is the world’s highest-capacity 2.5-inch mobile hard drive: Its Travelstar 5K500, with 500GB of storage capacity. The new drive is expected to be available beginning in February, 2008. Pricing was not announced.

The Travelstar 5K500 will be available in both 400GB and 500GB capacities, as well as an “Enhanced Availability” (EA) version designed to work in server environments. The drive employs a Serial ATA (SATA) interface.

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