Seagate Savvio 10K.3 Enterprise Drive- World’s highest-capacity 2.5-inch hard drive

Seagate today introduced the Savvio 10K.3 hard drive – the world’s highest-capacity, small form factor 2.5-inch enterprise hard drive. This latest generation of 2.5-inch drive from Seagate offers 70% lower power and greater than 60% performance density over traditional 3.5-inch drives. Seagate’s Savvio 10K.3 drive is the industry’s first 2.5-inch self-encrypting enterprise drive with government-grade Full Disk Encryption (FDE) data protection. The Seagate Savvio 10K.3 drive leads the industry with 300GB of capacity, reliability of 1.6 million hours MTBF, and an advanced SAS 2.0 (6 Gb/sec data rate) interface.

Major OEM evaluations of the Savvio 10K.3 drive have begun. General product availability is planned for the second half of calendar year 2008.