Hitachi Technologies has announced its new Deskstar 7K3000 Hard Drive which is available in the storage capacities of 1.5TB, 2TB and 3TB. The Deskstar 7K3000 is a 3.5-inch internal hard drive which offers 64MB buffer, it utilizes a 6GB/s SATA interface and according to the company the Deskstar 7K3000 showcased up to a 27 percent performance improvement when compared to Deskstar Drives.
Hitachi also announced the Deskstar 5K3000 and like the 7K3000, it is also available in the storage capacities of 1.5TB, 2TB and 3TB. It delivers a 32MB buffer, it utilizes Coolspin technology, 6GB/s SATA interface and will deliver up to 29 percent lower power and 14 percent quieter acoustics than the Deskstar 7K3000.
The Deskstar 5K3000 2TB and 1.5TB models will be shipped starting later this month, while the 3TB models won’t be shipped until 2011. The Deskstar 7K3000 3TB Model is presently available and going for a price of $249.99.