Samsung launched its new SpinPoint P12 Series hard disk drives which include both Serial ATA II (3Gbps) and Parrallel ATA drives with a capacity of 200GB or 250GB.
For enterprises with demanding applications, Samsung's new SpinPoint P120 Serial ATA hard drives, the 200 GB SP2004C ($150 Estimated Street Price) and the 250GB SP2504C ($170) feature 3.0GB Gbps I/O transaction capabilities, Serial ATA Native Command Queuing, Device Initiated SATA Power Management, Staggered Spin-up Support and an optional ATA Streaming Feature Set.
The 200GB SP2014N ($130) and the 250GB SP2514N ($150) feature an Ultra ATA-133 Interface, Fluid Dynamic Bearing Spindle Motor Technology, ATA Security Mode, ATA host Protected Area, and an ATA Streaming Feature. With the increased storage capacity and transfer rate, consumers will notice the faster speed of their PC.
Each of the four new Samsung SpinPoint 120 Series Serial ATA and Parallel ATA hard drives feature 100GB/125GB formatted capacity per disk, high-speed dual digital signal processor (DSP), ATA S.M.A.R.T. compliance, ATA Automatic Acoustic Management and ATA Streaming. All are equipped with a 7200-rpm spindle speed, and 8.9-millisecond average seek time and a 8MB cache buffer. Samsung offers the quietest drives in the industry that utilize its patented NoiseGuard( and SilentSeek( next generation technology.