Hitachi prepping 4TB HDDs

Posted on Wednesday, May 12 2010 @ 13:07 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
KitGuru brings news that Hitachi is readying a new hard disk drive with a capacity of 4TB.
Hitachi is now readying plans to unveil the 4TB Mars drive before the year is out.

Built on 5 high density platters, this product will be a favourite with major data centres like Google, especially in its Enhanced Availability (EA) variant – designed to run 24×7 for years. Pricing has yet to be set, but expect to pay a suitable premium.

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