WD expected to start production of 5mm HDDs at end of 2012, say Taiwan makers
Ocean Chen, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES
Western Digital (WD) has unveiled 5mm-thick hard disk drives (HDDs) and hybrid HDDs and originally planned to begin volume production in early 2013, but due to positive response from notebook vendors and ODMs, volume production is expected to begin...
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