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Old 14-09-06, 08:44 AM
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Western Digital debuts its first perpendicular drive

There's nothing like competition from an established manufacturer, to cause HDD prices to fall; especially with relatively new, but evolving technology. What are your thoughts on WD's foray into the world of perpendicular recording? Let us know

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Old 14-09-06, 10:16 AM
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I'm surprised that Seagate didn't patent this technology! Looks good though, I wonder who the first to make a 2gb drive will be
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Old 14-09-06, 10:22 AM
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I'm surprised that Seagate didn't patent this technology! Looks good though, I wonder who the first to make a 2gb drive will be
I thought Hitachi were the ones who invented it??
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Old 14-09-06, 10:31 AM
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I'm pretty sure it was Seagate
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Old 14-09-06, 11:48 AM
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I'm pretty sure it was Seagate
Seagate were the first to get a drive out but I know Hitachi were heavily involved in the development
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Old 14-09-06, 02:34 PM
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Seagate were the first to get a drive out but I know Hitachi were heavily involved in the development
Nah, twas Toshiba who got a perp drive out first .
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Old 14-09-06, 05:38 PM
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just like to mention i hate WD!
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Old 15-09-06, 01:51 AM
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just like to mention i hate WD!
Why's that mate? WD make some insanely fast drives! Have you had a bad run with them?
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