Seagate have just expanded their Momentus notebook HDD family with the launch of a new 160GB 7200RPM drive, this also said to be more durable with their "Free-Fall" protection in the unfortunate case that the lappy may be dropped or some such.
DailyTech have more details on it here.
March 14, 2007 - Seagate Technology® has announced the worldwide distribution channel availability of the world's first 7200-RPM notebook PC hard drive to combine capacity-boosting perpendicular recording technology with free-fall protection for beefed-up laptop durability. Seagate's newest Momentus hard drive is also shipping to a major original equipment manufacturer. It will be available in Australia in the second quarter of 2007; pricing is yet to be confirmed.
"The growing number of computer users turning to laptops as their primary PCs want every inch of capacity, performance and durability they enjoy in their desktop systems," said Michael Wingert, Seagate executive vice president and general manager, Personal Compute Business. "The new Momentus 7200.2 hard drive epitomizes Seagate's focus on delivering cutting-edge storage technologies that make it easier to move, use and protect digital information in the home, in the office and on-the-go."
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