Terabyte Hard Drives Show Stellar Performance

It's the era of the terabyte. That era really launched back in May when Hitachi delivered its 7K1000 terabyte hard drive. However, the 7K1000 was a five platter, ten head device, while Western Digital and Seagate ship four platter, four head devices. That's right: The Western Digital WD10EACS and Seagate 7200.1 offer a cool 250GB per platter. That's a lot of bits in a small area. Seagate's take on a terabyte drive is a more traditional design, while Western Digital plays the green card. Which drive offers better performance and value?

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