Micro Center is selling a 2 terabyte hard drive for just $99. What a bargain. There’s a $10 dollar rebate which you’ll get 6 weeks later, but nevertheless this is a great bargain. So, if you’re looking for a new hard drive for your desktop and you happen to be close to a Micro Center store, be sure to check the 2TB Deskstar 7K2000 hard drive by Hitachi for just $99.
It won’t be long now before 3 Terabyte hard drives will roam the earth. Seagate is currently developing 3TB drives with transfer speeds of 6GB per second and spinning at 7200 rpm. This is made possible by the development of 640GB and 750GB drive platters, up from the current 500GB. A 2TB hard drive is made up of 4 x 500GB platters. A 3TB hard drive equates to 4 x 750GB platters. Also, you will see in the upcoming months improvements in 2.5 laptop hard drives with the development of the 1TB drives.
Are you looking for a 1 Terabyte external drive? Well, check out Buffalo’s DriveStation Turbo USB 1TB Hard Drive that just went on sale at Micro Center for just $99. It was originally priced at $149. The device is easy to setup and connects via USB 2.0 or Firewire IEEE1394. The DriveStation uses TurboUSB making it run 20% faster than the normal USB 2.0 transfer rate. The cables are included with the unit. With autoinstallation, it comes installed with Buffalo’s Memeoâ„¢ AutoBackup software. This is a fanless chassis design making the device run cooler and with less noise. The unit can be placed either vertically or horizontally.