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HitachiGST 6TB Hard Drive Amazon

WD / HitachiGST 6TB Hard Drives Available for Purchase

You can now buy a 6TB hard drive as the first Western Digital HitachiGST Hitachi Ultrastar He6 6TB drives are appearing at online resellers


Solid State Drives Are Now Less Expensive than Hard Drives

I had not thought about this in awhile, but Solid State Drives (SSDs) are now less expensive than their hard drive counterparts. Sure, someone probably just did a bit of research and saw a SanDisk Extreme 240GB is $180 ($0.75/G...



Time to buy traditional hard drives for Q4 2011?

I generally tell folks to purchase the hard drive capacity they need for data, redundancy and hot spares taking into account their storage growth over the next 12-18 months. In some situations, such as when one is working with ...


Sub-$10K NAS Market Spikes, Hitachi’s Cloud Storage, Adaptec 6-Series Win

This week saw research on the sub-$10,000 USD NAS market almost doubling in size from 2009 to 2010. Hitachi announces a cloud storage system with 3GB of free storage. Adaptec’s 6-series RAID controllers get a design win.



Hitachi 5K3000 3TB 3.5″ Green Drive with SilentSpin Review with Benchmarks

After reviewing the Hitachi 5K3000 2TB SilentSpin drive earlier this year, questions have steadily trickled in around the 3TB version. One thing that was consistent in comments was a perception that the Hitachi 5K3000 3TB drive...


Fusion-io IPO, Hitachi Ships More Drives with Revenues Cratering, Folding@Home’s New 6903 WUs, and STH at Two

Fusion-io hits the street with a much anticipated initial public offering (IPO), Hitachi GST posts higher hard drive unit sales but lower revenue, Folding@Home’s new BIG work units and ServeTheHome’s second annivers...



How to Fix the 746GB Available of a 3TB Hard Drive Issue

Many users have been finding themselves with brand new Sandy Bridge motherboards and the hard drive industry’s now affordable 3TB drives only to see that the new drive only has 746GB available in even 64-bit Windows. I re...


European Union to Scrutinize the WD-Hitachi and Seagate-Samsung Deals

As many industry observers expected, the two major pending storage deals, Western Digital – Hitachi and Seagate – Samsung are attracting antitrust scrutiny. Regulators in the US are looking at the deals, and now the Europea...



Seagate – Samsung Deal the Storage Industry Impact

Seagate today confirmed rumors aired by the Wall Street Journal yesterday (and predicted by ServeTheHome last month after the Western Digital – Hitachi GST announcement) when it announced its plans to purchase SamsungR...


Samsung Selling Hard Drive Unit? Seagate a buyer?

Today the Wall Street Journal reported that Samsung was mulling the sale of its hard drive unit. Seagate has been rumored as a potential buyer which makes a lot of sense. With the pending Western Digital – Hitachi tie-up...