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Insect lover Western Digital has now started shipping the new Scorpio Black series of notebook hard drives. The 2.5-inch units spin their platters at 7200 rpm, have SATA 2.0 Gbps interfaces and 16 MB worth of buffer.

Destined for OEM notebooks the new Scorpio HDDs come in 80, 120, 160, 250 and 320 GB capacities and boasts technologies like IntelliSeek which calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration, SecureParkwhich 'parks' the recording heads off the disk surface during spin up, spin down and when the drive is off and WhisperDrive which combines various seeking algorithms that result in one of the quietest 2.5-inch drives on the market - 25 dBA on average in seek mode and just 22 dBA when idle.
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SATA 2.0 Gbps?
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laptop 320gig? mine!
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SATA 2.0 Gbps?
thats what i was thinking....
    
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Nice... sounds like it will be a nice drive!
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SATA 2.0 Gbps?
Yeah, ain't it supposed to be liek 3GB's? Must be a typo.
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SATA2 3.0Gbps
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PS3 upgrade, anyone?
    
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