updated 09:20 am EDT, Mon October 10, 2005
today announced the availability of its Barracuda 7200.9 family of internal hard drives. Barracuda 7200.9 delivers the industry's highest data density, storing up to 160GB on a single disc. The new Barracuda 7200.9 family combines up to a massive half-terabyte capacity with fast 3Gbit/second Serial ATA throughput. The drives also improve system data and hardware reliability through enhanced CRC data protection, the latest latching cables and snap-in connectors, and thin cables for improved cooling. The 7200-RPM drives also deliver up to 16 Mbytes of cache for better performance and the "quietest operation in a PC hard drive." All the drives are backed by Seagate's 5-year warranty.