Feel like you are forever running out of space on your hard drive? Thought so, even though hard disk sizes have got bigger and bigger in recent years, sloppy programming, the boom of digital photography and MP3 tracks means that space soon runs out.
Hearing the cries of thousands around the globe, hard drive manufacturer Seagate has launched a whopping 750GB External Hard Drive offering what has got to be the ultimate home storage solution.
Announced this week, the company proclaim that the Seagate 750GB Pushbutton Back-up Hard Drive is the world’s first three-quarter Terabyte external hard drive.
Designed to offer the most convenient way for consumers to store all of their treasured digital content right on their desktop it promises to hold 15,000 digital songs, 15,000 digital photos, 50 hours of home videos, 50 computer games, and 25 DVD movies - with 300GB of additional space left over to easily backup their notebook and desktop computers.
"Our lives are increasingly dependent on digital content...”, said Jim Druckrey, senior vice president and general manager of Seagate Branded Solutions. “...digital music, photos, movies and documents are the currency of the new millennium. Seagate is changing the rules and providing new solutions for collecting, storing and protecting the artifacts of our digital age, and doing so in ways that more easily fit our lifestyles.”
The Seagate 750GB Pushbutton Back-up Hard Drive includes easy-to-use backup software that protects your system and data files with a simple touch of a button on the drive.
The Pushbutton Back-up Hard Drive also includes USB2.0 and Firewire 1394 connections to provide a wide range of connectivity choices for people with different computing platforms and comes with the ability to stack multiple drives on top of one another, creating a massive, multi-Terabyte desktop storage system in approximately a 7 x 7 inch footprint.
Built on the Barracuda 7200.10 - Industry’s leading combination of performance, capacity and reliability the 750GB Pushbutton Back-up Hard Drive is the first 3.5-inch external drive to use Seagate’s revolutionary perpendicular recording technology. It is based on the newly announced Barracuda 7200.10 family, with industry-leading data density of up to 188 Gigabytes per disc.
The Seagate 750GB Pushbutton Back-up Hard Drive will be available May 2006 and will retail for $559, the company has yet to confirm UK pricing yet.