Hitachi has announced a new addition to it’s Travelstar series, the 2.5-inch 7K2000 hard drive for use in laptops. According to the company, it’s the industry’s highest-capacity, highest-performing notebook hard drive with data encryption technology. The 200GB 7200 rpm drive offers 22% more performance over it’s predecessor. It provides SATA 3GB/s interface, 10ms seek time, 350 Gs operating shock tolerance, low acoustics, and consumes less power.
Dell and Alienware will be the first to offer the Travelstar 7K200 on select systems. It’s immediately available on Dell XPS and all Alienware notebooks.