Both the hard drives will be shipped in its line of G-Technology branded solutions, which are exclusively designed for the Apple Mac and content creation community
LAS VEGAS, USA: Ahead of International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST) announced that it has added two new hard drives to its portfolio of high quality solutions -- 1TB Travelstar 5K1000 and 4TB Deskstar 7K4000.
"Whether you're looking for a RAID solution, desktop solution or portable hard drive, G-Technology continues to deliver the most trusted external storage solutions available," said Mike Williams, vice president and general manager, Hitachi GST Branded Business. "Our G-Raid and G-Drive solutions have been the cornerstone in many gear bags and post production houses as content creators need big, fast and reliable storage."
Both the hard drives will be shipped in its line of G-Technology branded solutions, which are exclusively designed for the Apple Mac and content creation community.
G-Technology G-Drive mobile and G-Drive mobile USB with 1TB Travelstar 5K1000 hard drives are thin portable drives designed for Apple MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air and come with Mac plug and storage capacities up to 1TB using Hitachi 5,400 RPM drives.
The Travelstar 5K1000 is a 1TB 2.5-inch drive with a 6Gb/s SATA interface and delivers 5,400 RPM performance in both PCMark Vantage and PCMark7 testing.
The G-Drive mobile offers both USB 2.0 and FireWire 800 connectivity for data transfers, while the G-Drive mobile USB offers USB 2.0. Both drives are Time Machine ready and are bus powered.
The new G-Technology G-Drive mobile USB drive will be shipping in limited quantities in January to online and retail stores. Suggested retail pricing will be $179.99 for 1TB and $149.99 for 750GB.
The 1TB G-Drive mobile will be shipping Q1'12 with an MSRP of $199.99.
Hitachi GST also announced new G-Technology, G-Raid and G-Drive solutions with 4TB Deskstar 7K4000, 7,200 RPM hard drives
The new Deskstar 7K4000 drive comes with 6Gb/s SATA interface and 64MB cache buffer.
Featuring nothing but 7,200 RPM hard drives and an all-aluminum enclosure both G-Technology external drives offer 3Gbit eSATA, FireWire 800 (FireWire 400 via included cable) and USB2.0 ports.
The G-Raid and G-DriveE solutions are formatted for Mac OS X systems and are Time Machine ready.
The 4TB G-Technology G-Drive will be shipping in limited quantities in Q1'12. Suggested retail pricing will be $449.99 for 4TB, $349.99 for 3TB, $249.99 for 2TB and $199.99 for 1TB.
Hitachi GST will be shipping its Travelstar 5K1000 and Deskstar 7K4000 drives to OEMs, distributors and channel partners in Q1 2012.