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    Seagate to Cease Production of 7200rpm Mobile Hard Drives This Year.

    Seagate to Focus on Solid-State Hybrid Drives for Performance-Demanding Mobile Apps

    Seagate Technology, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of hard disk drives, plans to cease production of mobile hard drives with 7200rpm spindle speed late this year as the mainstream market demand will shift to different products, such as solid-state hybrid drives (SSHDs). The company will continue to offer 5400rpm HDDs for value notebooks.

    “We are going stop building our notebook 7200rpm hard disk drives at the end of 2013,” said David Burks, director of marketing and product management at Seagate Technology, ...


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    This is really helpful.

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    Related note,

    Seagate Hybrid Laptop Thin SSHD 500GB Review

    Seagate has introduced the next generation of Solid State Hybrid Drives, commonly referred to as "SSHD." These drives use a small amount of MLC NAND to accelerate the performance of a 5400 RPM spinning disk. Today we test the mobile version against other available SSD caching solutions.

    Seagate ST500LM000 Laptop Thin SSHD 500GB Basics

    Seagate has made the bold move of terminating its entire line of 2.5" 7,200 RPM performance HDDs in favor of its new line of hybrid hard disk drives. Seagate has opted to market these hybrids as SSHD (Solid State Hybrid Drives), and jettisoned the previous Momentus XT branding. Regardless of branding, Seagate has tremendous faith in this new technology, essentially going 'all-in' on SSHD...


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