Wednesday, December 16, 2009
The Hard Disk manufacture company Seagate is going to launch a new 7mm-thick laptop hard drive, which almost 25 percent thinner than current models.
Generally, Disk drives for laptop computers are typically 9.5 mm or 12.5 mm thick. Recent technological advancements in magnetic data storage allows for more data to fit on a single platter. Hence Seagate makes the new technological advancements in magnetic data storage with 7mm-thick laptop hard drive. But Seagate did not disclose the capacity of the drive, which will be part of its Momentous Thin series.
The launch of 7mm-thick laptop hard drive is planned for the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in January, which will allow computer makers to build even thinner laptop computers. This 7mm-thick laptop hard drive is important because it will drive better technology toward the 90 percent of netbooks that rely on 9.5-mm, 2.5-inch drives.