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Get Perpendicular

Hitachi has a Schoolhouse Rock-like animation called “Get Perpendicular” which explains how greater areal density is achieved on perpendicular recording technology. Hitachi thinks its new technology can make a 6 gigabyte hard drive store the equivalent of 30,000 songs instead of just 3,000. Can you say “1,500 hours of MP3s?”

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1 Comment on Get Perpendicular

  1. wait, did you say areola density?

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