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CES 2008: Samsung 500GB Spingpoint laptop drives announced

Posted by Sparky Categories: CES, CES 2008, Misc. Tech, PC / Laptop, Storage

Samsung Spinpoint

With a standard laptop hard drive form factor and more than 500GB of storage capacity ‘s new Springpoint drives are sure to make a splash. The 2.5-inch hard drive is a mere 9.5mm thick allowing for installation into most standard laptops and sub-notebooks. The new drive has three 166GB platters spinning at 5400RPM with 8MB of on-disk cache and a standard SATA3 interface.

With the drives expected to be available in March of 2008 be on the lookout for notebook manufacturers industry-wide to be releasing portables with the increased capacities in the late spring an early summer - perfect for work or play on the go with all your data, not just the measly 60-120GB you might be toting around at the moment.

Read More | Pocket-link via Engadget


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