Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS), Storage Device Division introduces the MK4034GSX 2.5-inch 40GB Hard Disk Drive. The MK4034GSX offers the industries highest areal density per platter, at 67.4 gigabits per square inch. The drive's 5400 RPM motor speed, improves system-level performance by as much as 12 percent when compared to 4200 RPM.
This new drive offers enough capacity for portable video recording and editing, with lower power consumption compared to the traditional 3.5-inch hard disk drives. This functionality provides ideal storage for a range of commercial and consumer notebooks, as well as non-PC applications such as PDAs, printers, copiers, GPS systems and MP3 players. The MK4034GSX incorporates the Serial ATA (SATA) II interface and is ATA-7 compliant, -supporting high transfer rates of up to 150 megabytes per second.