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The company's new lineup of SSHDs aims to "deliver blazing-fast performance and high-capacity at an affordable price".
A Seagate rep has said that the company will stop the manufacture of 2.5-inch 7200RPM hard drives by the end of 2013.
Seagate has released a preliminary result of its fiscal second quarter 2013, or the fourth calendar quarter of 2012.
Following Seagate, Western Digital has apparently recovered from the impact of the Thailand flood as well. As of Q2, the company has become the leading hard drive maker again.
Seagate confirmed that it has closed the acquisition LaCie, which will give the company a stronger position in the retail market.
Seagate forecasts weakening shipments of hard drives and slight price erosion, while the company banks on new hybrid drives slated for release later this year.
We compare nine different Thunderbolt-based storage solutions, delivering scorching sequential throughput. Of the nine, three submissions rise to the top. Although it remains pricey, in the applications where it makes sense, Thunderbolt cannot be beat.
Hard drive manufacturing is apparently exceeding pre-Thailand flood levels and companies such as Seagate are now reaping the benefits from increased HDD pricing.