The Strong, Silent Types
Combining size, speed and soundor lack thereofIBM is getting ready to ship what it calls the world's highest-capacity and quietest family of notebook drives.Combining size, speed and soundor lack thereofIBM is getting ready to ship what it calls the worlds highest-capacity and quietest family of notebook drives. IBMs Travelstar family includes the Travelstar 48GH, 30GN and 15GN. All use the Armonk, N.Y., companys Drive Noise Suppression System, which allows users to more fully enjoy listening to music and watching videos.
Key among the new drives is the Travelstar 48GH, which at 48GB has the highest capacity of any notebook drive, the company said. It also spins at 5,400 rpm, faster than the 4,200 rpm of most mobile drives.