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Posted by on Jun 21, 2013 in Hardware News |

Toshiba announces a pair of new hybrid discs

Toshiba announces a pair of new hybrid discs

recently announced that it will expand its line of hybrid drives (SSD and traditional hard drive) with the introduction of two new products aimed at users of ultra thin and light laptops.

This pair of discs come with key names and MQ01ABF050H MQ01ABF032H include a single dish, and have capacities of 320 and 500 GB. The SSHD (Solid State Hybrid Drives) have a thickness of 7 mm, diameter of 2.5 inches, and Toshiba promising performance “SSD-like” and that should give a significant advantage over traditional disks.

The new models were tested in PCMark Vantage, and particularly the 500GB model (MQ01ABF050H) obtained scores of 20,000, well above the standards of traditional of around 5,000 points.

Another feature mentioned by Toshiba is the ease of installation disks, you will not need drivers or anything like that. No definite date for the release of these records, nor an estimated price, but Toshiba is expected to start distributing some samples from the June 28.

Link: Toshiba Corporation: Toshiba Strengthens Lineup Hybrid Drive (4-Traders)

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