Items tagged with 750gb

1TB drives have already hit the 2.5" HDD market, but Western Digital realizes that not everyone needs or wants all that space. In order to serve that other demand, the company has introduced a slightly smaller drive, the 750GB Scorpio Blue. Still a sizable piece to say the least, and this drive boasts a 375 GB-per-platter areal density and Advanced Format technology.Other features include drop-in functionality with any notebook that uses 2.5" HDD (that's almost all of them), WhisperDrive technology to keep things quiet, ShockGuard and SecurePark. It's available today with a model number of WD7500BPVT,... Read more...
If you are in the market for a high capacity hard drive, the Western Digital WD7500AAKS 750GB SATA HDD we’ve just evaluated here at HotHardware will be of interest.  This drive is relatively affordable despite its size and it strikes a great balance between capacity and performance.  Here’s a snip from the article... “We aren't sure why Western Digital waited so long to offer a drive bigger than 500GB, but we are happy to see the competition heating up. Plus, with storage prices... Read more...
For several months, the battle for the biggest consumer hard drive was only fought by Hitachi and Seagate. First, only Seagate was in it with its 750GB hard drive using perpendicular recording technology. Then, Hitachi decided to skip 750GB and go straight to 1,000GB (1TB). Seagate has announced its 1TB hard drive, but we have yet to get one in our hands or see it in the retail channel. Recently, a new combatant finally stepped into the ring as well: Western Digital entered the fray with a 750GB offering. We aren't sure why Western Digital waited so long to offer a drive bigger than 500GB,... Read more...
WD ANNOUNCES 750 GB ENTERPRISE-CLASS SATA HARD DRIVES WD RE2 750 GB Hard Drives Deliver Cool, Fast, Reliable High-Capacity Performance LAKE FOREST, Calif. - July 17, 2007 - Addressing the needs for the growing enterprise market for high-capacity, highly-reliable storage, Western Digital Corp. (NYSE: WDC) today announced it will be shipping its WD RE2 (RAID Edition) 750 GB hard drive this month. With 3.0 Gb/s data transfer rate, WD RE2 hard drives feature Native Command Queuing (NCQ) and 16 MB cache for high system performance. "WD... Read more...
WD SHIPS 750 GB DESKTOP HARD DRIVES INCORPORATING NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR COOL, FAST, RELIABLE PERFORMANCE New WD Caviar Hard Drive Implements Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) Technology LAKE FOREST, Calif. - June 4, 2007 -Western Digital Corp. (NYSE: WDC) today announced it is shipping in volume high-capacity 750 GB Serial ATA (SATA) WD Caviar® SE16 desktop-class hard drives. Ideal for data-intensive applications, high-performance computing and multimedia systems, the WD Caviar SE16 750 GB drives deliver high performance with 3 Gb/s... Read more...
Hey HH fans.  We're just writing to let you all know that we've posted a new article where we evaluate the features and performance of Seagate's Barracuda ES 750GB SATA Hard Drive. Not only does this drive boast the largest capacity of any other HD currently available, but it uses perpendicular recording technology, and it's got some enterprise-class features that dramatically affect its reliability. Read the entire article right here. And please Digg it to share with others... Read more...
Several months ago, Seagate got the PC industry's attention with the introduction of the company's first 750GB consumer hard drive. As shown within our review of the drive, the Barracuda 7200.10 combined excellent performance with unparalleled capacity and a stellar 5-yr warranty. Fast forward to today and we find ourselves looking at Seagate's latest entry into the enterprise market with the arrival of the 750GB Barracuda ES. As was the case with its brethren, the Barracuda ES owes its monstrous capacity to perpendicular recording technology. As illustrated in the... Read more...
Hello Everyone.  BW here with an early evening update to let you all know that we've just posted a new article where we evaluate the features and performance of Seagate's Barracuda 7200.10 750GB SATA Hard Drive.  Not only does this drive boast the largest capacity of any desktop HD currently available, its also the first to feature perpendicular recording technology.  Click here to check it out...  ... Read more...
Seagate recently released its new Barracuda 7200.10 storage line, and with that, the company introduced the largest hard drive on the market at 750GB. While that is impressive in itself, there is more to the story. Along with bringing a new line and the highest capacity drive to the market, Seagate is also the first company to bring 3.5" desktop drives that use perpendicular recording to the market. You may be thinking that you've heard of perpendicular recording before, and that is probably because Seagate introduced mobile hard drives (2.5") using the technology almost a year... Read more...
ExtremeTech takes on Seagate's big, bad bodacious 750Giger... Seagate delivers a monster 750GB hard drive, the new Barracuda 7200.10. Seagate's new drive may be just the thing for media junkies, but how do you back up three-quarters of a terabyte?... Read more...
After searching through PriceGrabber, we found that Seagate's recently announced 750GB hard drive is in stock at no less than six online vendors. Being able to boast of having the highest capacity is a right which doesn't come cheap as prices vary from $499 to $540. Regardless, when a 500GB hard drive just isn't enough, there are no better choices at this time than Seagate's 750GB behemoth.  ... Read more...
Seagate Expands Desktop Hard Drive Lead With 750GB Monster Built on Perpendicular Recording Technology SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., April 26 -- Seagate Technology (NYSE: STX), the world's number one hard drive maker, today surged to new levels of areal density and storage capacity leadership with the introduction of the world's first desktop hard drive to hit the 750GB capacity mark. The monster drive is part of the new Barracuda 7200.10 family built on perpendicular recording technology to meet the growing storage capacity, performance and reliability requirements of desktop computers and low-end... Read more...
Engadget has posted a blurb regarding some leaked information on Seagate's upcoming 750GB Barracuda hard drive. Thanks to perpendicular recording, capacity jumps from 500GB up to a massive 750GB of space. Rounding out the specs, we have SATA II support, 7200rpm speeds, 16MB of cache, and 4.16ms latencies. For those always looking for more space, Seagate seems to have the answer to your prayers. Unfortunately, no price or launch dates are known at this time.  ... Read more...