Seagate intro 7200.12; two-platter 1TB drive HDD

Seagate preempted CES by launching a major update to its Barracuda drives. The 7200.12 is the first desktop hard drive to fit 500GB of data on to a single platter and manages to hold 1TB by using just two platters versus as many as four on other disks. The SATA II drive comes with 32MB of […]

Seagate preempted CES by launching a major update to its Barracuda drives. The 7200.12 is the first desktop hard drive to fit 500GB of data on to a single platter and manages to hold 1TB by using just two platters versus as many as four on other disks. The SATA II drive comes with 32MB of cache and is starting to ship the drive today in large quantities at an unmentioned price. Both 500GB and 750GB versions should also be available with 16MB and 32MB of respective cache at lower prices.

Source:→ Electronista