If someone tells you that your disk drive reaches read speeds of 480 MB / s, you will most likely be asked “An SSD drive, right?”. That could be true until now, but those speeds can also be found on conventional hard drives.
This is what Seagate has promised, which thanks to its Multi Actuator technology is capable of doubling the access speeds to its hard drives. Taking into account that so far the fastest units of 7200RPM were around 235 MB / s, the evolution is certainly remarkable. Continue Reading