Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS), Storage Device Division introduces the MK8037GSX 2.5-inch 80GB Hard Disk Drive. The MK8037GSX offers the industries highest areal density per platter, at 146.9 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 MK8037GSX incorporates the Serial ATA (SATA) II interface and is ATA-7 compliant, -supporting high transfer rates of up to 300 megabytes per second.