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Toshiba sampling 7mm 2.5-inch 1TB hard drives to manufacturers

updated 07:11 pm EDT, Mon October 28, 2013

New drive line packs 1TB in two-platter, 5400RPM drive series

Toshiba's storage division announced today that it will has commenced providing samples of a new line of 7mm thick, 2.5-inch hard drives to computer and tablet manufacturers. The new ultra slim line will be available in 750GB and 1TB sizes, with retail availability some time in 2014.

Don Jeanette, senior director of product marketing at Toshiba's Storage Products Business Unit, said that the new drive series "fulfills our customers' desire for a high-capacity 7mm form factor HDD required for today's thin and light laptops."

The MQ02ABF series is SATA-3 provisioned, and are two-platter drives. The 5,400RPM drives have a 12ms seek time. No data has been provided on cache, but the new line prioritize capacity and small size over speed, so cache is expected to be light. Pricing information is not available.



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