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Thanks to an overzealous e-tailer, we already knew that Sammy's Spinpoint M6 was ready to be ordered en masse, but Samsung has finally put out some official verbiage to substantiate the obvious. The outfit's 500GB Spinpoint M6 ($299) and 250GB Spinpoint MP2 ($199) are both shipping as we speak, and...

June 18th 2008 at 6:39pm 0 Comments
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We know you've been sitting on your hands since January, waiting for Samsung to ship this SpinPoint M6 500GB, 9.5mm laptop drive wonder. That whole "released in France" thing was just rubbing it in your face, and we apologize, but it looks like your wait is finally over: OWC's Woot! shop has the dr...

June 10th 2008 at 12:16pm 0 Comments
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We've been wondering where Samsung's 9.5mm 500GB SpinPoint M6 laptop drive has been hiding, and it turns out that it's just been vacationing in France. No word on when these might make it Stateside, but if you're desperate (or French), your lappy can unbuckle that belt another notch or two for just...

May 6th 2008 at 10:54pm 0 Comments
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Reader John V. just reminded us that Samsung's 500GB SpinPoint M6 is now overdue. Sure, companies miss deadlines all the time -- but this time, it's different. For one thing, Samsung is notorious for issuing world's first, biggest, pinkest, (you name it) press releases. And when it's as important a...

April 2nd 2008 at 8:10am 0 Comments
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Samsung promised it was coming in March, and here she blows. The Spinpoint M6 is the first standard-height 500GB 2.5-incher available, at a lean 9.5mm, meaning you can cram it into most existing laptops unlike the 2.5-inch 500 giggers from Fujitsu and Hitachi. Samsung's using some Perpendicular Mag...

March 9th 2008 at 7:08am 0 Comments