Linked by David Adams on Tue 20th Mar 2012 17:27 UTC, submitted by sawboss
Hardware, Embedded Systems "In the world of hard drives storage, density is king and Seagate has just achieved a major breakthrough that guarantees major storage gains for the next decade. That breakthrough is managing to squeeze 1 terabit (1 trillion bits) of data into a square inch or space, effectively opening the way for larger hard drives over the coming years beyond the 3TB maximum we currently enjoy. How much of an improvement does this storage milestone offer? Current hard drives max out at around 620 gigabits per square inch, meaning Seagate has improved upon that by over 50%. However, that's just the beginning."
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RE: Faster now !
by OSbunny on Wed 21st Mar 2012 06:59 UTC in reply to "Faster now !"
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I believe they already have something like that. Its called a Western Digital Raptor. Another option is the hybrid Momentus series of drives from seagate.

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