Seagate’s Barracuda Bites Back

Computer hard drive manufacturer Seagate have just announced the worlds first 1.5TB (terabyte) desktop hard drive. That’s 1,500 Gigabytes or 1.5 million Megabytes to you and me. Their latest technological advancement, Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) has enabled them to increase the recording density of the drives by up to 3 times.

It’s not that long ago that I can remember taking delivery of their first 1GB 3.5″ hard drive, the first in the Barracuda family. If my memory serves me correctly, it was around 1997.

And they thought the hard disc was a thing of the past. I think not…

Source: SlashDot

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