In the Windows Logo Device Program Requirements document, version 3.01, quietly released by Microsoft last Friday, storage requirement #0005, whose description has typically read, "Hybrid disk drives or systems that implement a hybrid disk drive must meet the requirements outlined here," is now followed by this phrase: "This requirement will go into effect for premium mobile systems in June 1 2007."More details at TG Daily.
As Ayres told TG Daily, hybrid hard drive manufacturers Samsung and Seagate, as well as other manufacturers which Microsoft works with, but whose names have not yet been formally announced, have been informed of the company's decision to make hybrid drive inclusion a mandatory element for mobile systems next year.
Hybrid HDD necessary for Vista Premium requirement
Posted on Thursday, Jun 15 2006 @ 02:08 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck