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Fujitsu rolls out 160Gbyte, 7,200rpm mobile HDD

Posted: 20 Mar 2007 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:HDD? perpendicular magnetic recording? PMR? notebook? Fujitsu?

MHW2160BJ mobile HDD series from Fujitsu

Fujitsu Hong Kong has launched the MHW2160BJ series of mobile HDDs with up to 160Gbyte capacity and 7,200rpm rotational speed, using what it touts as the industry's first serial ATA 3Gbps interface on 2.5-inch HDD.

PMR tech
With the introduction of the its 7,200rpm products, the company now offers a portfolio of notebook HDDs featuring ultrahigh capacity points up to 300GByte and spindle speeds from 4,200rpm to 7,200rpm. Engineered using perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) technology, Fujitsu said the new mobile HDDs will address the growing demand for higher performance and capacity laptop storage solutions.

Fujitsu's third family of PMR products also features data transmission speeds of up to 300MBps, acoustic noise level of 2.5 bels at idle and low power consumption, operating at 2.3W or less when reading or writing data.

Targeting high-performance notebook PC users, the new HDDs help run graphic-intensive applications and the increasing capacity of A/V files, offering high quality, reliability and performance on par with those used in desktops.

'World's first'
"As notebook computers and other mobile devices are becoming more popular, Fujitsu's development of the world's first 160Gbyte 7,200rmp 2.5-inch HDD is yet another example of our commitment towards delivering value to our customersacross all market segmentsthrough innovation," said Christopher So, general manager for the sales section of volume products at Fujitsu.

The MHW2160BJ series will begin shipping in Q2 2007.

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