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HGST Gives Consumers The Industry's First 1TB, 7200 RPM, 2.5-inch Mobile Hard Drive
HGST Hard Drive Retail Kit and the Touro™ Mobile Pro External Storage Solution Now Feature the New Travelstar™ Hard Drive for High Speed and Massive Capacity
By: PR Newswire
Jan. 7, 2013 03:01 AM
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2013), HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies and now a Western Digital company, NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that it's shipping the industry's first 1TB, 9.5mm, 2.5-inch, 7,200 RPM hard disk drive (HDD). The new Travelstar HDD is available in the HGST Hard Drive Retail Kit as well as in the award-winning Touro Mobile Pro USB 3.0 external storage solution for simple add-on storage and backup.
HGST Hard Drive Retail Kit
The 1TB, 2.5-inch, 7200RPM HGST Travelstar Hard Drive Retail Kit comes complete with step-by-step instructions that allows Microsoft®, Apple® and Linux® systems to tap into the full capacity, power and performance of the 1TB drive. Now available, the 1TB, 2.5-inch, 7200RPM HGST Hard Drive Retail Kit has an MSRP of $99.99.
Touro Mobile Pro External Storage Solution
"Computers may come and go, but your personal data remains and continues to grow exponentially, which is why you need reliable storage solutions to help store, preserve, and manage your most valued data," said Mike Williams, vice president and general manager, HGST Branded Business. "By including the new HGST Travelstar drive in our Touro Mobile Pro and HGST Retail Hard Drive Kit, we continue to give consumers multiple storage options with the best performance, capacity and reliability for their digital lives."
One GB is equal to one billion bytes, and one TB equals 1,000 GB (one trillion bytes). Actual capacity will vary depending on operating environment and formatting.
HGST external hard drives serve as an element of an overall backup strategy. It is recommended that users keep two or more copies of their most important files backed up or stored on separate devices or online services.
Travelstar and Touro are registered trademarks of HGST, a Western Digital Company. Western Digital, WD, and the WD logo are registered trademarks of Western Digital Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
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