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Toshiba's 1.8-inch 100GB HDD
Photo: Company [Dec 5, 2006]

Toshiba recently announced a 1.8-inch drive that offers a storage capacity of 100GB, claiming it is the largest capacity yet achieved in this class of hard disk drive (HDD).

The new drive, the MK1011GAH, employs perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) technology and an improved error correction code to secure the highest areal density of any 1.8-inch HDD in the market, 240.8 megabits per square millimeter (155.3 gigabits per square inch), according to the company.

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