TDK sets new hard drive density record, paves the way for 6TB HDDs

By Shawn Knight
Oct 3, 2012
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  1. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,675   +389

    Doubtful. Its no harder to stack them today than it was years ago.
  2. danwat1234

    danwat1234 TS Rookie

    Well, Hitachi just announced the first standard thickness (9.5mm) 2.5" laptop drive to have 3 platters! Normally that has to be at 12.5mm thickness.
    It is the Hitachi Travelstar 5K1500. I'm sure it'll have lousy access times. I'll never buy anything other than a hybrid drive or SSD

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