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Old October 19, 2010, 11:19 AM
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Default Western Digital Announces Caviar Green 2.5 TB and 3 TB SATA Hard Drive

WD today announced that the company is shipping the world's largest capacity SATA hard drive. As the latest addition to its WD Caviar Green family of SATA hard drives, the new hard drives deliver up to a massive 3 terabytes (TB) of storage capacity on a single drive. WD is leading the industry in capacity for SATA hard drives by utilizing 750 GB-pe... [ Read full article ]
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Old October 19, 2010, 11:30 AM
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Damn!!! this is 1:nice! and 2: look at the price of other 2tb and under it's so sweet
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Old October 19, 2010, 11:58 AM
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Nice.

I don't think even win 7 can do over 3tb yet, can it?

EDIT: Nevermind I read the article.
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overpriced as always upon releases but man o man were heading towards some large drive capacities in the near future.
just about to migrate everything to 2 or so tb's
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Apparently the host bus adapter card it comes with is a "HighPoint RocketRaid 620 PCI Express 2.0 x 1 SATA III (6.0Gbps) controller card"
No doubt modified slightly.
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Old October 19, 2010, 01:42 PM
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Now let's hope quebec internet service provider will understand that people have bigger drive to fill up...theu need AT LEAST!double the bandwith we have now...
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What they don't tell us is that the hard drives are 5400 rpm. Why do they keep that from us.
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Old October 19, 2010, 02:04 PM
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unregistered, all WD greens are 5400. It is not exactly a selling point; the info is there for those who look but most do not care and would not notice the lack of speed anyway.
Also, my 5900RPM Cuda LP makes a fine storage/archival drive. *shrug* a 5400 is not too much lower than that really.
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funny thing is early info purported them to go from 5400 to 7200rpm. but yes they all are fixed on 5400
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Any current motherboard beside intel server one actually support UEFI ? Any plan to have it supported on today hardware without the host bus adapter card as in flashing it?

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