Samsung is now shipping its 12.5mm 2.5-inch 1 terabyte internal hard drive. The Spinpoint MT2 is said to be ideal to be fitted in portable hard drives, digital TVs, set-top box etc.
The Spinpoint MT2 uses 333GB per-platter tech and in addition to storing large amounts of data, the drive ensures better performance and reliability. The MT2 gives about 20% more read/write performance and 4% less power consumption when compared to the competition. Additionally, the drive has a shock resistance of 400G (2ms) during operation and 800G (1ms) when the drive is powered off.
The MT2 spins at 5400RPM and supports SATA 3.0Gbps interface, SilentSeek, NoiseGuard, 8MB buffer and Native Command Queuing.
The MT2 is also available in 750GB capacity.