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Toshiba this week announced its first 2.5-inch hard drive series to offer up to 1TB of storage in the industry standard 9.5mm high form factor. The company's new MQ01ABD series uses 500GB platter technology and is available in capacities ranging from 1TB down to 250GB. This isn't the first drive to offer 1TB in a standard notebook form factor, but according to Toshiba, its flagship mobile HDD offers an industry leading areal density of 744Gb/in2, an increase in the quantity of data stored per square inch by over 37 percent compared to prior 2.5-inch models.
http://www.maximumpc.com/article/new...dly_95mm_frame
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I don't get it....the 1TB WD My Passport is smaller than a notebook drive and it's been out for a long time..
     
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I don't get it....the 1TB WD My Passport is smaller than a notebook drive and it's been out for a long time..
This.
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I don't get it....the 1TB WD My Passport is smaller than a notebook drive and it's been out for a long time..
this. i cant figure it out either.
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I have been meaning to get a new hrd drive for my PS3, will this work in one
   
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I don't get it....the 1TB WD My Passport is smaller than a notebook drive and it's been out for a long time..
Until now all 2.5" hard drives over 750GB have been 12.5mm tall, preventing them from being installed in most laptops.
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