The Korean giant and Seagate remind us that mechanical drives are still volume champions, with a tough Mobile Of the 4TB that you can pocket
4 terabyte external hard drives are definitely not a new line - but small and portable external hard drives of this volume are actually a very significant line, which comes to us Now from Samsung, Or in fact, from Seagate, which acquired its hard-line division, but left the name in place.
Samsung Announces Two New External 2.5 External Drives For Known M3 And P3 Series, Offering Volume storage Unprecedented 4 terabytes - this is thanks to an impressive technology that allows to create disks of no less than 800 GB, and a combination of five of these together in the drive gives the opportunity to double the volume of the most advanced 2.5-inch drives we have encountered so far .
The pair of new drives are based on connections USB 3.0 standard, offer different exterior finishes but identical physical dimensions, and boast that they are only slightly larger than 2 terabytes and 1 terabytes of external drives - width of 82 millimeters, length of 118 millimeters and height slightly less than 20 millimeters, Plus a fairly reasonable weight of about 236 grams.
The technological significance that comes with the new Samsung and Seagate mobile drives may also be important for laptops, where we could finally see 2.4TB and even 3TB hard drives thanks to the impressive plate compression, which may also be the latest hard drives yet seen in devices in categories These are before the SSD era Complete The full takeover of the field.
The new drives are expected to be available for purchase at the end of this month, with recommended prices yet to be announced - but judging by the price of M3 and P3 drives in more modest volumes already sold in the market, the price will be at least twice as expensive as external 2TB drives Mobile Larger than the 3.5 standard (ie, about $ 250). Equal? Probably only for those who really have to turn around with my blacksmith storage Huge in your pocket or purse.