Thursday, October 06, 2011
Icy News: TDK to Get Doubled HDD Recording Capacity
"TDK Corp. said it has developed new technology that more than doubles the recording capacity of hard disk drives, an advance that will lead to significantly improved performance of televisions and personal computers.TDK said it intends to mass produce hard disk drives with enlarged recording capacities late next year.The new technology makes it easier to write data by adding heat to the disk through a laser. The laser source is contained in the magnetic head." - via StorageNewsletter
There isn't much information, but this looks promising as spindle hard drives seem to hit a plateau. With the new technology being developed further for mass production we could be seeing these type of hard drives sooner than later! The question is, will it be faster than the current hard drives? Let us know what you think!