San Jose, CA (June 5, 2006)
Samsung Electronics Ltd., the worldwide digital consumer electronics and information technology leader introduces its largest format hard drives to date, the new 400GB SpinPoint T133 series, for the small businesses, enterprises and home user market. Samsung’s latest high-capacity drives are ideal for users looking to store and play back limitless amounts of digital media, including movies and music, while offering fast and reliable data transmission.
“Today’s businesses and home users demand the most from their technology products and Samsung is working at a break-neck pace to meet these increasingly complex requirements,” comments Albert Kim, national sales manager, Storage Systems for Samsung Semiconductor. “Utilizing 133GB per platter technology, the new best-of-breed HD400LJ and HD400LD open up a new arena for Samsung’s storage products from the enterprise to external storage to network attached storage applications.”
The SpinPoint T133 series, including the parallel ATA HD400LD and the Serial ATA with 3.0GB per second (Gbps) HD400LJ, offers a virtual one-stop-shop for both enterprise and home applications alike. For businesses with demanding data back up applications, the HD400LJ features serial ATA technology with 3.0GB Gbps I/O transaction capabilities, Serial ATA Native Command Queuing, Device Initiated SATA Power Management, Staggered Spin-up Support and an optional ATA Streaming Feature Set.
The Parallel ATA HD400LD features an Ultra ATA-133 Interface, Fluid Dynamic Bearing Spindle Motor Technology, ATA Security Mode, ATA host Protected Area, and an ATA Streaming Feature. With the increased storage capacity and transfer rate, consumers will notice the faster speed of their PC.
Both drives feature high-speed dual digital signal processor (DSP), ATA S.M.A.R.T. compliance, ATA Automatic Acoustic Management and ATA Streaming. All are equipped with a 7200-rpm spindle speed, and 8.9-millisecond average seek time and an optional 16MB cache buffer. Samsung offers the quietest drives in the industry that utilize its patented NoiseGuard™ and SilentSeek™ next generation technology.
Both drives are currently shipping with an estimated street price of $195.
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About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2005 parent company sales of US$56.7 billion and net income of US$7.5 billion. Employing approximately 128,000 people in over 90 offices in 51 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business and Telecommunication Network Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones, and TFT-LCDs.
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