Toshiba Launches Industry’s Largest Capacity 3TB 2.5-inch HDD

Toshiba unveils the world's first 2.5 inch 3TB HDD, delivering breathing room to laptop users. Hell, this should also fit in Sony's PlayStation 4, although a firmware update may be needed to utilize it.

"Utilizing perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) technology, the MQ03ABB300 is the industry’s first 2.5-inch HDD to achieve 750GB per platter, using a total of 4 platters to achieve storage of 3TB. Suitable for external personal storage devices and space-constrained use cases requiring high storage capacity, the MQ03ABB300 is small in size but large in storage capability. Sample shipments will begin in May", says Toshiba.

The company further explains, "the MQ03ABB300 offers the best in energy consumption efficiency in the 2.5-inch form factor, with lower power consumption and 50 percent larger capacity compared to Toshiba's previous generation 4-platter 2TB MQ01ABB200".

Rashi is excited to once again partner with Toshiba to deliver our customers with what is truly an innovative storage solution., As the market moves forward to twoterabyteand the nift segment awaits a 3 terabyte storage,it’s the right time for Rashi and Toshiba to launch the new increment in the hard drive ecosystem,” added Mr. Rajesh Goenka, Vice President Sales and Marketing.

21-Jan-2015 16:58:32