If your storage needs are more about quantity that quality or speed, the growing density of platter based drives is more important to you than the newest generation of SSDs. That would make The Tech Report’s review of the 7,200 RPM Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 3TB hard drive a rather interesting read. 5 platters with a 411 Gb/in² areal density reside inside this drive ought to beat the 5,400 RPM Caviar Green for performance. Read on to find out.
"Hard drive makers have been slow to release new models with three-terabyte capacities. Hitachi was the first to reach 3TB with a 7,200-RPM desktop model, and we’ve tested it against a full house of over 30 different drives to see how the 7K3000 compares."
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