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Samsung Make 4TB 3.5-inch HDD Reality: New 1TB Platter

Samsung has just announced their innovative new 1TB platters which they will use in their new hard disk drives, one of which will be the first-ever single HDD to offer 4TB of storage.

This is exciting news for any tech-enthusiasts as it showcases the innovation coming from the powerhouses of technology today. The company is also looking to produce smaller 2.5 inch HDD’s which have 1TB of storage for use in notebooks. This is big news for anyone that is looking to buy a notebook but have concerns over storage capacities.

There is no information yet regarding the release of these models however we can bring you information regarding their specifications. The 3.5 inch drive will run at 5400RPM and will come with a 32MB cache and SATA 6Gb connectivity, the smaller model built for the notebooks features a 5400RPM spindle speed and could be released as soon as April, find out more on TomsHardware.

The new innovation means some great things for the consumer, more storage for the modern day hoarder, cheaper prices on previous-gen HDD machines, greater performance for the professional worker and no need to worry about ever deleting a thing on your hard drive.

How much storage does your computer offer? Is it sufficient?

Written by Jamie Pert

Jamie has a background in computer repairs and maintenance along with network administration, he now enjoys utilizing the benefits of new technologies and enjoys writing about anything that brings new technology to the world.

He began writing for Product Reviews in mid 2009 and has since expanded his knowledge across a wide-base of devices, he is looking to get more hands-on experience with new devices to gain a better understanding of the latest and greatest technologies.

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If Microsoft allowed xbox 360 uses to use External hard drives, Imagen a 4tb USB Drive on a 360. It would make for Cheaper xbox 360's as well. No internal HDD retail price £109 or less. Even a 500GB USB setup would be way cheaper than the cost of MS internal Drive now, The S model xbox 360 has 5 USB ports. 5x 4TB aftering formatting your looking around 19TB. Average xbox360 game install takes around 8GB over that Capacity your looking at 2375 Games Installed. Sweet. Plus if the internet uses theres 4TB drives everywhere it would give a… Read more »


That means 5TB from Hitachi (which uses 5 platters)!!!


This is great news. Bring soon the 5TB 3.5-inch 7200 rpm.

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