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Posted by on Oct 29, 2012 in Hardware News |

New engine for HDDs Samsung hard drives allow 7mm thick

New engine for HDDs Samsung hard drives allow 7mm thick

Hard drive manufacturers are working hard on the development of future hard drives with 5mm thick , and apparently something reach that goal ahead of schedule.

announced that it has developed a new engine for mini-hard drives, which allow the construction of hard drives with a of only seven (7mm) and storage capacities up to 500GB, an improvement compared to the 9.5 millimeters thick of current hard disks of 2.5 “.

The new engine at the same time provides greater impact resistance and generates less noise, less features which together its thickness, will be well appreciated in ultra-thin portable Ultrabooks and Ultrathins.

It remains unclear whether Samsung will license this technology to other hard drive manufacturers like and (Seagate owns division of Samsung hard drives).

Link: 7mm / 0.27-Inches Thick 500 GB HDDs Possible with New Samsung Motor (Softpedia)

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