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Seagate rolls out Video 2.5″ HDD drives

Seagate announced the availability of Video 2.5″ HDD drives specifically for 24/7 Video application usage- such as for Video recorders, step top boxes with record functions and- goes without saying- surveillance.

The manufacturer aimed this drive for higher reliability, acoustics and power efficiency with support of upto 12 simultaneous HDTV Streaming with 20Mb host buffer per stream. With maximum support for 500GB with either a choice of a single or 2 platter so that it can maintain a thickness of 7mm. The capacities that are available with this series are with 250gig (ST250VT000), 320GB (ST320VT000) and 500GB (ST500VT000), each with 16MB Cache with SATA II interface.

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