Samsung's 500GB HDD and 250GB/7200 RPM HDD For Laptops

Today Samsung announced that two new laptop hard drives, the Spinpoint M2 and M6, are ready to ship with specs that offer a 2.5-inch 250GB HDD with a 7200rpm rotation and SATA II 3.0Gbps along with a 500GB HDD with a 5400rpm spindle speed, 8MB cache, and 3.0Gbps SATA respectively. That makes the M2 one of the fastest… » 6/18/08 2:20pm 6/18/08 2:20pm

LaCie Rugged Portable Hard Drive Now Squeezes in 500GB

LaCie's Rugged line of portable hard drives isn't the first to cram 500GB into your pocket, but they're betting it's the most protected 500GB you'll ever hold, with a shock-resistant (and ugly) orange rubber bumper padding the internal shock protection. Buffalo's 500GB option is sleeker and has thwack-thwarting tech… » 4/23/08 9:00am 4/23/08 9:00am

Dealzmodo: 500GB Western Digital Hard Drive for $100, a Sign of Things to Come?

Buy.com has the 500GB Western Digital Elements external hard drive for $100 shipped, marked down from $140. (Around the web, this drive sells for $115-$140.) Now that Time Machine is compatible with any hard drive networked to an Airport Extreme, some of you might be interested in picking up something. This is the… » 3/20/08 5:16pm 3/20/08 5:16pm

Samsung Unleashes 22X DVD Burner, Smallest 500GB HDD

Samsung's Spinpoint M6 is the world's first 2.5-inch, 500GB HDD. Standing in at 9.5mm tall, the M6 will easily fit most existing laptop hard drive bays. For those of you worried about sloth-like performance, the Spinpoint M6 has a 5400rpm spindle speed, an 8MB cache, as well as a 3.0Gbps SATA interface. A Free-Fall… » 3/09/08 10:30am 3/09/08 10:30am

Buffalo's MiniStation Turbo Crams 500GB Into a Small Package

Buffalo's managed to cram 500GB into this MiniStation Turbo, which is a small, portable, 5400RPM USB hard drive with "shock absorbing material" to protect from unintended drops. Buffalo claims that it's got up to 30% faster transfer rates than "most USB hard drives", but chances are you're going to be buying this for… » 3/07/08 5:30pm 3/07/08 5:30pm