Hitachi 200-GB Travelstar 7K200 World’s Speediest Notebook Hard Drive

7K200.jpgHitachi today announced volume shipment of the industry’s highest-capacity, highest-performing notebook hard drive Travelstar 7K200 with new optional data encryption technology. With double the capacity and a 22-percent performance improvement over its predecessor, the 200-GB, 7200 RPM, Travelstar 7K200 reigns supreme as the leader in this elite notebook hard drive segment. Now, with optional hard-drive level “Bulk Data Encryption” technology from Hitachi, the Travelstar 7K200 offers even greater cachet to notebook users by helping to guard against data loss and piracy. In addition, despite the higher motor spin speed, the 7200 RPM Travelstar 7K200 offers comparable power consumption, heat emission and acoustics to its 5400 RPM counterparts.

Dell and Alienware will be the first to offer the Travelstar 7K200 on select systems. It is available immediately on all Dell XPS notebooks and on all Alienware notebooks. Customers demanding the highest capacity storage found on mobile systems can create dual hard drive configurations with 400GB of available storage on the Aurora m9700 and the XPS M2010.The Travelstar E7K200 is designed for applications that require 24×7 data access.