Fujitsu Limited, a leading producer of various electronics, announced this week the world’s highest capacity hard disk drive (HDD) for notebooks and consumer electronics, which exceeds capacity of previous-generation solutions by 25%.
Fujitsu’s new 2.5” MHY2 BH-series hard drives provide up to 250GB of storage space, which is 50GB more compared to industry’s top 200GB drives for mobile computers and consumer electronics. The novelty sports Serial ATA interface, uses 5400rpm motor and features 8MB of cache, which all should ensure performance comparable to typical mobile hard drives in 2.5” form-factor.
The manufacturer plans to make the new MHY2 BH family hard disk drives available in 40GB, 60GB, 80GB, 100GB, 120GB, 160GB, 200GB and 250GB capacities in the third quarter of calendar 2007. The new hard drives use perpendicular magnetic recording to provide record capacities.
The new hard drives are positioned for various laptops and consumer electronics with 200GB and 250GB models likely to find themselves inside devices of multimedia enthusiasts seeking for maximum storage space even while on the go.