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Seagate creates World's Thinnest Portable Hard Drive at only 7mm thick

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I'm looking for a 4TB portable HDD that requires no external powers! :P lol in this SLIM! :P lol more!

Hahaha, why would you ever need to transport that much data


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I'm hoping it remains true to the seagate name and stays solid throughout its portable use.


 

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A whole lot of meh. It's not exactly like thinnest external portable drive is something important.

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Might as well get an external ssd since it's only 500GB. An SSD would be more durable and faster.


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I think this is good news for ultra portables at least. I don't see the point in such a slim portable hdd. That being said, I don't use a portable hdd so I'm not the target audience.

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Hahaha, why would you ever need to transport that much data

I have 2 x 2TB External HDDs.. Still cannot compromise with that. So that.


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"Incredible speed"

 

--->No RPM specified

 

Marketing "fuck you" 101

 

 

 

That out of the way, I'd LOVE to see how many of these slim drives would be possible in a hotswap cage for three 5.25" bays, and if anyone's going to do it.

 

If it's just 4-6 drives to 1x 5.25" bay, then it's a completely pointless product for anyone but boutique laptop money wasters. If it's 8... We could be in business.


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So why not just getting a external ssd? 


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It's a harddrive. It looks like any other harddrive would if they bothered to polish the casing. I guess it could be used in an ultra-thin notebook, but wouldn't you have an SSD (m.2 for ultimate thin-ness) in one of those anyway?


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I have 2 x 2TB External HDDs.. Still cannot compromise with that. So that.

I have one external 2tb but I wouldn't want it to be portable. I'd rather not have that increased chance of failure. *shudder*


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