Fujitsu announced today that it has developed two new energy-efficient 500GB 2.5-inch hard disk drives. The MJA2 BH and MJA2 CH feature a rotational speed of 5,400 RPM and consume only 1.4W of power when recording data. The the MJA2 CH ups the ante even further with built-in 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption.
Fujitsu Limited today announced that it has developed two new 500 GB 2.5" hard disk drive (HDD) models that feature a rotational speed of 5,400 RPM and deliver industry-leading levels of energy efficiency. The MJA2 BH series will be available from the end of December 2008, and the MJA2 CH series will be available in the first quarter of the 2009 calendar year.
With industry-leading levels of energy efficiency, the new models consume only 1.4W of power when recording data, one-third less than previous models. Moreover, these are Fujitsu's first halogen-free HDD models, making them an environmentally friendly products across their lifecycle, from deployment to disposal.
In addition, to meet information security needs for high data storage capacity applications, the MJA2 CH series is the world's first 500 GB HDD line equipped with 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption.