Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Hitachi next up with 320GB, 7,200RPM drive

updated 08:30 am EDT, Wed May 7, 2008

Hitachi Travelstar 7K320

Hitachi this morning bolstered its drive lineup through the addition of the Travelstar 7K320. Launching shortly after a similar effort by Fujitsu, the hard disk purports to have both large storage and fast transfers with 320GB for holding data and a 7,200RPM disk speed. Despite the speed boost, the drive reportedly consumes no more power than a 5,400RPM equivalent. It also boasts one of the most resilient designs in the category, according to Hitachi: the 7K320 can absorb 400Gs of shock even while in full use.

The two-platter drive is no bigger than standard notebook hard disks at 9.5mm (0.37in) tall and shares the same Serial ATA interface as earlier Travelstars, making it a slot-in replacement for notebooks and other compact systems. Hitachi is already shipping the 7K320 and primarily intends it to be pre-installed in upcoming computers, though the new drive should be available separately at some resellers.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Life n Soul 8 Driver Bluetooth headphones

When it comes to music on the go, consumers generally have some options to consider when looking for the best experience. While Blueto ...

Tesoro Tizona G2N Elite gaming keyboard

The market for gaming keyboards is getting crowded, starting off with some fairly simple keyboards and diverging into the land of modu ...

GX Gaming DeathTaker mouse

Gaming is a serious endeavor for many people, driving them to look for the best performance in their system and interface devices. Fro ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News