back to article Xyratex no-go for bit-patterned media

Xyratex thinks heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) will be the follow-on technology to perpendicular magnetic recording for the hard disk drive industry. Harold Lehon, an exec VP and general manager covering hard disk drive (HDD) capital equipment at Xyratex, thinks lithography cost issues will prevent bit-patterned media …


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Back to 5.25" drives?

I wonder how much additional data you could store if they went back to 5.25" half-height, or even full-height drives now... 10TB or so?

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