Bigger drives with bigger cache
Subject: Storage | October 11, 2005 - 07:49 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Seagate's newest drive line, the 7200.9 is fully SATA 2.5 compliant, and comes in many flavours. They run from 40GB up to 500GB, with caches from 2MB up to 16MB! They are significantly hardier when it comes to bumps and bruises and also run quieter. Read the full story at Anandtech.
"Today, Seagate officially announces the joining of the 7200.7 and 7200.8 drives with its 7200.9 line of hard disk drives. The new line ranges from 40GB to 500GB and has models with 2MB, 8MB, or a whopping 16MB buffer. The release of the 7200.9 product line announces the 9th generation of Seagate's 7200RPM desktop hard drives and they conform to the latest in SATA standards ("SATA 2.5"), including the 3Gb/sec transfer rates."
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- USB Flash Drive Roundup @ Anandtech