Hitachi announces 15,000 RPM 450 GB HDD

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A new hard disk drive announced by Hitachi, the Ultrastar 15K450 uses perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) technology to deliver 450GB of storage, currently the highest available capacity in 15,000…

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That’s a good seek time, but unfortunately with 4 platters the actual access times could be a lot slower.

Can you say ARM + LEG?

ARM + LEG Yes, I can say it, but what do you mean? :S

That it probably will cost you one of each… :B

Not to mention the amount of heat and noise.