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Review: Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD brings big storage to tight spaces

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  • Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD (500GB)
    3.5/5
    $89.00
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    This super-thin (5mm Z height) hard drive could help PC manufacturers build thinner models. It could also bring big capacity to tablet designs.

At a Glance

This super-thin (5mm Z height) hard drive could help PC manufacturers build thinner models. It could also bring big capacity to tablet designs.

Price when rated: $89
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Pros

  • Just 5mm thick
  • Affordable compared to SSDs
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Platter spins at only 5400 rpm
  • Only 500GB
  • Middling performance
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