HDD platter manufacturer to release 7th gen platters in 2013

HDD platter manufacturer to release 7th gen platters in 2013.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2012/12/2tvl.png[/newsimage]A strategic forecast of the Japanese company Showa Denko reveals that the comany will start manufacuturing it's 7th generation hard disk drive platters.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/hdd-platter-manufacturer-to-release-7th-gen-platters-in-2013-65223/](http://www.myce.com/news/hdd-platter-manufacturer-to-release-7th-gen-platters-in-2013-65223/)


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Since when did they exchange the “H” for a “T”? Heat for Thermal? This doesn’t make consumers much more enthusastic about logevity & reliability of the product… makes me think of the letter ratings on tires… would you like your data to wear out it’s integrity?

I can’t wait until they show us stone tablets and the chisels are sold separately.

There’s been no official press release on new HDD factories… can they really get their act together in 1-2 years to make 5+tb hard drives?!?

Very skeptical…