Samsung Launches Its First Terabyte 2.5″ Mobile Hard Drive with 8MB buffer memory
Samsung has started shipping its new Spinpoint MT2 1 terabyte (TB) 2.5” internal mobile hard disk drive. Running at 5400rpm speed, the Samsung Spinpoint MT2 drive has a 12.5mm form factor and utilizes Samsung’s proprietary SilentSeek and NoiseGuard technologies to minimize noise levels during drive operation. The performance and reliability features of the Samsung Spinpoint MT2 have been enhanced with an optimized design and improved suspension for multidisc. The new MT2 drive delivers about 20 % increased read/write performance and 4 % lower power consumption compared with competitive drives, and it features shock resistance levels of 400G (2ms) in operation mode and 800G (1ms) when the power is off.
Equipped with Samsung’s exclusive dynamic balancing technology, the drive’s overall stability and reliability is optimized as a high-performing solution. The Spinpoint MT2 features 5400rpm speed rotation, SATA 3.0 Gbps interface and Native Command Queuing functions for advanced performance. The Spinpoint MT2 drive has an 8MB buffer memory and is available in 750GB and 1TB capacity.