Soon laptops will take a giant leap forward when Asus releases the world's first laptops with 1 terabyte capacity, using two new 500-gigabyte (half terabyte) drives from Hitachi.
The 500 GB drive is the biggest one yet for laptops -- big enough to hold up to 500 hours of digital video, 178 standard-def movies, 250 games or 125,000 four-minute songs.
The 500 GB drive should be available to computer manufacturers in February. Currently, the largest laptop drive on the market is a 320 GB model from Western Digital. (info from The Associated Press)
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