Samsung Electronics (http://www.samsung.com) has rolled out a new drive series, a BD Combo and an external DVD writer.
Samsung is now shipping the Spinpoint F4, the newest model of its Spinpoint F series drives. It's engineered for high-end computing in Macs, PCs high-end workstations and server applications. The one-head platform of the new 7200rpm Spinpoint F4 packs up to 320GB of storage capacity per one head in half platter.
With a one-head platform design and fewer mechanical parts, the reliability and acoustic features of the Spinpoint F4 have been improved, says In-Chul Park, vice president of sales, storage systems division, Samsung Electronics. The drive delivers 10% increased read/write performance and 7% lower power consumption than the Spinpoint F1, he adds.
The Spinpoint F4 features 7200rpm speed rotation, advanced areal density technology and a SATA 3.0 Gbps interface. The drive...| Read more »