back to article Tosh grabs 2.5-incher, heads for single platter party

Toshiba has joined Seagate and WD with a single platter 500GB drive for thin notebooks, DVRs and the like. The MQ01ABF is essentially half an MQ01ABD, a 2-platter 2.5-inch drive storing up to 1TB. Like that drive it spins at 5,400rpm, has an 8MB cache and a 6Gbit/s SATA interface. Unlike that 9.5mm thin drive it is 7mm thin, the …

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Hmmmmmm

I do a fair bit of data recovery for customers.

I'd say 7 times out of 10 the HDD inside is a Toshiba one.

Anecdotal I know...caveat emptor....

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Re: Hmmmmmm

And how many Toshiba drives are in the computers you don't fix? I wouldn't know the market share or anything

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7mm thin?

That annoys me. I know I'm being an arse about it, but it's 7mm *thick*. Measuring 'thinness' is a bloody annoying marketingism.

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