Decreasing the number of platters means the new drive is under a centimeter thick (9.5mm); plus, it has a world-record density of 277.1Mb (megabits) per square millimeter. Or, to put it in old money, that’s 178.8Gb (gigabits) per square inch. Impressive stuff but how many AVIs of
is that per square foot?
J Mark Lytle, Digital World Tokyo
Always good to see more innovation in the storage market. Bringing perpendicular drives to the laptop is a great way of increasing storage capacity without increasing size.