Seagate Breaks Areal Desity Barrier with 1TB per Platter

Seag­ate, the world’s second-largest hard drive maker and stor­age solu­tions, has today announced the first 3.5‑inch hard drive that fea­ture 1TB (625 Gig­abits per square inch) plat­ters. The new drives will have an areal-dens­ity of 625 gig­abits (78.13GB) per square inch, scor­ing 1TB plat­ters for the next gen­er­a­tion hard disks.