SeaGate Displays First 1TB per Platter 3TB Hard Drive

Posted by at 8:34 am on May 3, 2011

Seagate¬†has¬†displayed out a world-first hard drive for storage density. The 3.5-inch drive breaks the 1TB per platter barrier and will first be available in the company’s GoFlex Desk external drives. The drive has an areal density of 625 gigabits (78.13GB) per square inch, which is the highest in the industry.

The company will also use the drive for its Barracuda XT desktop line that’s due to ship mid-year. Versions of the drive in 2TB, 1.5TB and 1TB capacities are already on shelves. The external GoFlex Desk drive comes with an NTFS driver for simultaneous Mac and Windows compatibility without having to reformat.

Neither pricing nor release dates have been disclosed at this time.

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