High-capacity HDDs compared

Posted on Thursday, Aug 11 2005 @ 07:07 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
GD Hardware compared the 500GB Hitachi 7K500, 400GB Seagate Barracuda and 300GB Maxtor DiamondMax 10 hard drives.
It’s been a little while since we did a 3-way drive round-up of hard drives and none so far have come close to the capacities we’re looking at in this article. We secured the largest capacity SATA-II units from Hitachi, Maxtor and Seagate – the three companies we’d argue are the top 3 when it comes to releasing bleeding-edge performance, capacity and value. Certainly there are some folks who’d throw Western Digital into that mix; however, their slowness to release SATA-II and other leading technologies keeps them at the bottom of the pack in our opinion.
Read on at GD Hardware


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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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