Combines SSD speed with HDD capacity

Seagate has announced that it will begin shipping the third-generation of its solid-state hybrid drives. The new series includes a Seagate Laptop SSHD that is 7 mm high and designed to be used in the thinnest and lightest laptops in the industry.

Seagate's SSHDs claim to offer the speed of a solid-state drive and the storage capacity of a traditional hard drive, combining the best of both worlds. The manufacturer says that its SSHDs at the most affordable way to add performance to your laptop.
The hybrid drives allow a laptop to boot up in less than 10 seconds and are available with up to 1 TB of storage capacity (the 7 mm thick option has 500 GB of capacity).

“Seagate’s engineers have really out done themselves this time. Our new SSHDs serve up your favorite content with the lightning-fast performance you have to experience to believe. With these new drives it’s like adding a turbo-charge to your PC, without having to sacrifice capacity, at a price that’s easy on your wallet,” said Scott Horn, Seagate’s vice president of marketing. “Now consumers can create, store and consume digital content like a pro without having to spend like one.”

Seagate also has a Desktop SSHD that has 2 TB of storage capacity and 8 GB of flash storage allowing for speedy use with the most commonly used PC applications and for bulk storage at the same time. Pricing and availability are unknown.

"We don't know how to make a $500 computer that's not a piece of junk." -- Apple CEO Steve Jobs
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