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Data Storage Hardware

Hitachi Promises 4-TB Hard Drives By 2011 372

Posted by kdawson
from the behind-your-gmr-let-there-be-found-your-gmr dept.
zhang1983 writes "Hitachi says its researchers have successfully shrunken read heads in hard drives to the range of 30-50 nanometers. This will pave the way for quadrupling today's storage limits to 4 terabytes for desktop computers and 1 terabyte on laptops in 2011." Update: 10/15 10:39 GMT by KD : has put up a writeup and a diagram of Hitachi's CPP-GMR head.
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Hitachi Promises 4-TB Hard Drives By 2011

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