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Seagate Halts 7200rpm 2.5inch Drives
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Default Seagate Halts 7200rpm 2.5inch Drives - 03-04-2013, 07:25 | posts: 23,788 | Location: Guru3D testlab

Interesting,*Seagate Technology, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of hard disk drives, plans to cease production of mobile hard drives with 7200rpm spindle speed late this year as t...

Seagate Halts 7200rpm 2.5inch Drives
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Default 03-04-2013, 16:20 | posts: 5,869 | Location: Montreal

Historical milestone right there. SSD starting to kill the need to certain HDDs!
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Default 03-04-2013, 16:51 | posts: 6,523 | Location: FLA,USA

I see western digital's 7200 rpm 2.5" going up in price now. Glad I already got my 500GB 7200 in my PS3.
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Default 03-04-2013, 19:27 | posts: 2,721 | Location: Ohio

While SSDs are undoubtedly faster, due to the price premium for them I still see 7200 rpm HDDs and being a common market necessity.
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Default 03-04-2013, 19:40 | posts: 6,030 | Location: BC Canada

of the 3 Laptops that I have that have a total of 9 HDs 3 are SSD main drive others are still Raid Seagate 2.5 7200 drives.... hmmm time to order a few for stock i guess incase I need them havent had the best luck with raided western digital 7200 black drives but then always getting the seagate ones for cheaper.....
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