.In Seoul, Korea Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. recently announced its new 3.5” SpinPoint S166 Series of ultra silent and high-speed hard disk drives. The SpinPoint S166 hard drives are presently shipping in 80GB and 160GB capacities and will be available worldwide soon. The prices for the hard disk will be determined on the basis of regions. Those who want PATA interface can have these drives in PATA interface too.
The new Drives feature a fifteen percent reduction in noise level by generating just 2.4 bel and 2.75 bel sound power respectively and have become ideal for use in offices along with domestic usage. With the advanced fly-height control technology read and write sensitivity is enhanced as fly height in read or write mode is lowered.
“This latest technology development by Samsung in the new SpinPoint S166 Series makes our high-end, award-winning hard drive products attractive to a wider audience by even further reducing acoustic noise and improving disk data transfer speed.” states TJ Lee, vice president of sales & marketing at Samsung Electronics’ Storage System Division.
- Spin speed of 7,200rpm
- 8MB buffer
- SATA 3.0Gbps interface
- Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
- SilentSeekTM and NoiseGuardTM technologies