Seagate has now entered into that elite ring of manufacturers offering an incredibly huge 500GB 3.5" HDD, spinning at the industry standard 7200RPM. These are the modifications to their existing Barracuda line, and will be available with the oft-left out NCQ feature in SATA drives. Aside from having a massive amount of space, these drives also sport one of the longest market warrantys, especially compared to typical HDD, with 5 years of protection. Though the most common method of getting larger disks is to stack more and more platters together, with 500GB of space who is going to complain?
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