Seagate's Samsung HDD division is shipping the new 2.5-inch Spinpoint M9T, which at 9.5 mm thin is the world's thinnest 2TB hard drive.
Offered in capacities of 1.5TB and 2TB, the Spinpoint M9T mobile drive includes a SATA 6Gb/s interface and microactuation to ensure consistent hard drive performance, along with NoiseGuard and SilentSeek technologies to deliver quiet operation.
The new HDD has been manufactured in China under its Samsung hard disk drive (HDD) division. It is spinning at 5400rpm and has the highest platter density of any 2.5-in form factor drive to date. Each platter has 667GB of capacity.
According to Samsung, the M9T boasts a data transfer rate of 169MB/s with an average latency of 5.6 microseconds. It uses 2.3 Watts of power during read/write operations and 0.7 Watts while idle.
The Spinpoint M9T hard drive is currently available in the Samsung Portable product line.