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July 2nd, 2004

Hitachi Unveils 300-Gig Hard Drive

Global Storage Technologies calls its just-announced Ultrastar 10K300 the worlds first 300-GB hard-disk drive. The 1-inch high disk drive, which spins five platters at 10,000 rpm, meets the requirements of mission-critical storage applications, such as online transaction processing, data analysis and media streaming, claims Hitachi. Maximum sustained data-transfer rate is 89 MB/s. Density tops out at 61 billion bits per square inch.

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