Seagate Momentus XT: Hybrid Drive in Action

When they launch new drive series, it is especially interesting to find out what innovations they made to justify the appearance of the entire new series. With Seagate Momentus XT Xbit Labs knew right from the start: this drive combines magnetic platters and flash memory in one package. How cool is that?

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Rev Up Your Machine with Seagate's Momentus XT - CES 2012 Interview

"When it comes to the performance of a computer, there are many factors involved in the overall performance of the machine rather its through gaming, video editing, etc. One of the most important components often overlooked, the hard drive/s, plays a larger role in the overall performance than many believe. Because of this, having a hard drive that is able to deliver blazing read and write speeds is essential in a smooth computing experience."


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Icrontic review: Seagate Momentus XT 750gb hybrid drive

What is a mechanical storage company to do in an increasingly SSD-centric world? Leverage their expertise to create a hybrid drive like no other, that's what.

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Seagate Momentus XT Solid State Hybrid Drive Review (BmR)

BenchmarkReviews.com: Mechanical hard disk technology has been the traditional standard for decades, refined to the point where it can deliver massive storage capacity beyond 3TB. Recently introduced solid-state drive storage solutions have begun pecking away at the market share thanks to their tremendous speeds and operational performance. Each offers an advantage over the other, leading manufacturers to seek out a hybrid solution that delivers quick access and large data capacity. The original 500GB Seagate's Momentus XT hybrid had the right ingredients, just not enough polish. More than a year later, the Seagate Momentus XT 750GB solid state hybrid drive (SSHD) returns with a double-size 8GB SLC NAND flash SSD buffer fused onto a larger 7200-RPM hard drive. Seagate FAST Factor firmware and Adaptive Memory Technology negate the need for third-party software, and makes this an all-in-one hybrid SSD solution. In this article Benchmark Reviews tests the Seagate Momentus XT (750GB model ST750LX003) in single and RAID-0 configurations against its predecessor, and several of the fastest notebook storage devices available.

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