Seagate Debuts 1.5TB Hard Drive
Seagate's 1.5TB Barracuda 7200.11 will be out this year on August 8. It has four platters and as the name suggests, the HDD spins at 7200RPM and has 16MB or 32MB of cache. The 3Gb/s SATA interface has a (theoretical) sustained data rate of up to 120MB/s. Besides this, Seagate will also announced a new pair of 500GB drives for notebooks. The 2.5-inch Momentus drives will be offered at 7200RPM and 5400RPM, with 8MB and 16Mb of cache each respectively.The disks are offered with fall detection system that parks the heads when the notebook is dropped.