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Seagate unveils world's thinnest 2.5-inch notebook drive

By Jos
Dec 14, 2009
  1. Seagate apparently went ahead of its planned CES announcement and today officially unveiled the world's thinnest 2.5-inch hard disk drive. Measuring just 7mm tall rather than the usual 9.5mm, the Momentus Thin drive is aimed at the increasingly popular ultra-thin notebooks and will come in 160GB and 250GB capacities.

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  2. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,326   +436

    Cool! 1,8" hdd are very expensive compared to their 2,5" brothers, if this 7mm thin 2,5" can in fact be a "far cheaper" in the end will be good for us, the customers.
     
  3. compdata

    compdata TechSpot Paladin Posts: 526

    Nice :) Now lets wait for some SSDs in that form factor :)
     
  4. Rapidhic

    Rapidhic TS Rookie Posts: 24

    so now a notebook can have for than 3 hard disks or it just gonna make them lighter?
     
  5. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,326   +436

    Quoting from the news "enable a new breed of entry-level thin notebooks and netbooks".
     
  6. Xclusiveitalian

    Xclusiveitalian TS Evangelist Posts: 698   +58

    its awesome i just wish these thin laptops were cheaper so i could actually get one
     
  7. matchu

    matchu TS Enthusiast Posts: 100

    cheap is good =)
     
  8. Richy2k9

    Richy2k9 TS Enthusiast Posts: 515

    hello ...

    looks nice, now must check the price!

    cheers!
     
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