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Samsung Announces Two-Terabyte EcoGreen HDD
Behold the F4EG new EcoGreen 2TB HDD from Samsung. With a 19% increase speed from standby and consuming 23% less of energy in the same mode (Standby), Samsung new F4EG comes with a new 3 platter design with 667GB on each platter, and offer better overall performances than its predecessor, the four platter F3EG EcoGreen Drive.
“Storage-hungry multimedia professionals, gamers and home PC users continue to increase the amount of video, music, photo and other personal data they store and back-up,” said I.C. Park, vice president, Storage Sales, Semiconductor Business, Samsung Electronics. “The F4EG delivers all the benefits of a low-power drive yet features top performance quality and is environmentally friendly.”
With its three disks and advanced technology, the F4EG drive is 19 percent better in standby time performance and has 23 percent lower power consumption in standby mode than the previous four-disk model, the F3EG.
Eliminating halogen compound and brominated flameretardant from the PCBA, the new model is produced with eco-friendly materials and meets all the environmental regulations including RoHS (Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment) which is applied worldwide, including the European Union.
Samsung’s new hard drive utilizes its low noise operation technology SilentSeek™ and NoiseGuard™ to achieve quiet system operation.
The F4EG incorporates a 3.0Gbps SATA interface, Native Command Queuing and a 32MB buffer memory. The 3.5” F4EG drive is available in 1.5TB and 2TB capacitiesin the United States and EU markets with a MSRP of $119.99. Initial shipment is scheduled for early September.