Six 160GB 2.5-inch HDDs tested

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 11 2007 @ 05:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
X-bit Labs compared the performance of six 2.5" HDDs from Fujitsu, Hitachi, Toshiba, Samsung, Seagate and Western Digital:
So, the choice is made in favor of perpendicular recording. Having overcome the unavoidable technical problems and made contracts with the distributors, the developers all introduced new HDD series reaching a recording density of 80GB per platter in the first generation. By the way, the recently released second-generation models feature a recording density of 250GB per platter but that’s going to be the subject of our upcoming review. Today I’ll discuss six 2.5 HDDs with a capacity of 160GB, a spindle rotation speed of 5400rpm and a SATA interface.
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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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