Items tagged with Scorpio Black

Not long ago we took a look at Seagate's Momentus XT notebook drive.  This little speed demon combines both 4GB of solid state storage along with 500GB of traditional rotational media into the industry's first "hybrid" SSD-infused hard drive.  It offered great performance, especially after the drive's caching algorithms optimized data usage models on the drive but its cost was also about 2X of traditional notebook hard drives of similar capacities. So, as usual, there were trade-offs. Recently, WD took the time to send us in their fastest 7200 RPM notebook drive and at 500GB for the largest... Read more...