San Jose, CA – September 7, 2005 – Samsung Electronics Ltd.,
the worldwide digital consumer electronics and information technology
forerunner, introduces four new hard disk drives with increased storage
capacity to its award winning family. The new SpinPoint P120
Series hard drives include both Serial ATA with 3.0GB per second (Gbps)
and Parallel ATA versions and are available with either a 200GB or a
250GB capacity. All four new drives are currently shipping.
The P120 Series of hard disc drives is the optimal storage solution for
a variety of digital consumer electronics devices as well as desktop PC
Systems. With its state-of-the-art capabilities, the P120 Series can
handle massive media content such as movies, MP3 files, as well as
everyday use applications.
"With the introduction of the new P120 Series, Samsung is progressing
with its commitment of being at the forefront of cutting-edge
technology," states Albert Kim, National Sales Manager, Storage Systems for Samsung SSI.
"Samsung’s new line continues to demonstrate the quality and
reliability of our hard disk drive products made available to both
enterprises and consumers alike."
For enterprises with demanding applications, Samsung’s new SpinPoint P120 Serial ATA hard drives, the 200 GB SP2004C ($150 Estimated Street Price) and the 250GB SP2504C,
($170) feature 3.0GB Gbps I/O transaction capabilities, Serial ATA
Native Command Queuing, Device Initiated SATA Power Management,
Staggered Spin-up Support and an optional ATA Streaming Feature Set.
The 200GB SP2014N ($130) and the 250GB SP2514N ($150)
feature an Ultra ATA-133 Interface, Fluid Dynamic Bearing Spindle Motor
Technology, ATA Security Mode, ATA host Protected Area, and an ATA
Streaming Feature. With the increased storage capacity and transfer
rate, consumers will notice the faster speed of their PC.
Each of the four new Samsung SpinPoint 120 Series Serial ATA and
Parallel ATA hard drives feature 100GB/125GB formatted capacity per
disk, high-speed dual digital signal processor (DSP), ATA S.M.A.R.T.
compliance, ATA Automatic Acoustic Management and ATA Streaming. All
are equipped with a 7200-rpm spindle speed, and 8.9-millisecond average
seek time and a 8MB cache buffer. Samsung offers the quietest drives in
the industry that utilize its patented NoiseGuard and SilentSeek next
For more information about Samsung's Hard Disk Drive products, visit http://www.samsung.com.
Source: Samsung Press Release