Platter

05.03.11
Seagate copies Samsung's notes, re-breaks areal-density barrier with 1TB HDD platters
05.03.11

Seagate copies Samsung's notes, re-breaks areal-density barrier with 1TB HDD platters

What better way for Seagate to celebrate its $1.375 billion dollar purchase of Samsung's HDD divisi...

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03.08.11
Samsung HDD manages 1TB per platter, areal-density enthusiasts rejoice
03.08.11

Samsung HDD manages 1TB per platter, areal-density enthusiasts rejoice

Solid state drives are the geek storage of choice, what with their quiet nature, blazing fast speed,...

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08.18.10
Toshiba demonstrates successful BPR HDD, is 2.5Tb per inch a platter's last stand?
08.18.10

Toshiba demonstrates successful BPR HDD, is 2.5Tb per inch a platter's last stand?

We'll be honest: we thought SSDs would suck down most of platter-based storage's milkshake by now --...

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05.10.10
New HDD writing methods could boost platter densities by 5x or more
05.10.10

New HDD writing methods could boost platter densities by 5x or more

Just when we think that platter-based storage is on its way out it keeps on coming back with a venge...

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04.15.10
Toshiba's latest HDDs are automotive-grade, dashboard-bound
04.15.10

Toshiba's latest HDDs are automotive-grade, dashboard-bound

We'd like to think that platters are a dying breed; that SSD-based mass storage will rule all our co...

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12.18.08
Xmas tree made entirely of SCSI drives, offers lower CPU load than IDE alternatives
12.18.08

Xmas tree made entirely of SCSI drives, offers lower CPU load than IDE alternatives

Ever found yourself with 70 decommissioned SCSI hard drives and an awful, awful lot of free time on...

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01.20.07
Fujitsu achieves another storage milestone using patterned media technology
01.20.07

Fujitsu achieves another storage milestone using patterned media technology

Although it seemed that Seagate was comfortably at the forefront of magnetic recording developments,...

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