Samsung launches SpinPoint hard drives
The new SpinPoint drives are available in 80GB and 160GB capacities. Featuring the SATA 3.0Gbps interface the S166 series spin at 7200rpm and offer an 8MB buffer. The drives also offer upgraded versions of Samsung?s proprietary SilentSeek and NoiseGuard technologies to accelerate operational speed while reducing noise.
The main benefit of the new SpinPoint drives is that they have 15% noise-level reduction.
Samsung is constantly pushing the technology envelope with the introduction of new and innovative products that meet the computing needs of today?s most demanding customers and operating environments,? states TJ Lee, vice president of sales & marketing at Samsung Electronics? Storage System Division. ?This latest technology development by Samsung in the new SpinPoint S166 Series makes our high-end, award-winning hard drive products attractive to a wider audience by even further reducing acoustic noise and improving disk data transfer speed.