Toshiba Corporation has officially announced new 3.5-inch hard drive series, the Toshiba DT01ACA and the Toshiba DT01ABA. Reportedly, the new storage family is designed for personal computers and consumer electronics. New hard drive family is a total of 12 new drives that use SATA 3.0 (6Gbps) interface and 64MB/32MB buffer cache.
The Toshiba hard drive has 7200rpm spindle speed (for 64MB cache model) and 5940rpm/5700rpm for other model, which is provides energy saving by 19 – 25 percent. Available in high-capacity storage, the HDD comes with 1.5TB, 2TB, and 3TB. Thanks to Silent Seek Mode technology, it is enabling to reduce noise level in seek mode. Some model of Toshiba drives are optimized for streaming video, digital video recorders.
Its dimensions are 101.6 x 147 x 26.1 mm and weight less than 680 grams. Shipping of new hard drive will begin in late August.
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