Samsung Spinpoint M7 Hard Drives Have High Shock Tolerance

Posted Apr 22, 2009

Samsung Electronics has unleashed a new type of hard drive that will be able to handle tough conditions.

The Spinpoint M7 line of hard drives will be available in 250GB, 320GB, 400GB, and 500GB. Spinpoint M7 has a shock tolerance of 400 G/2ms. Measuring at 2.5 inches, the Spinpoint M7 hard drives have a new type of controller that reduces power consumption when in seek mode. The spindle speed of the hard drives are 5,400 RPM. SilentSeek and NoiseGuard technologies prevents the hard drive from getting too loud. No word on price yet.

[via eWeek]