by Lyle Smith

Toshiba 2.5-inch Solid State Hybrid Drives For Notebooks Released

Toshiba has announced their new 2.5-inch Internal Solid State Hybrid Drive is now available, offering a quick and easy way to upgrade any major brand of notebook computer. With the new hybrid SSD, Toshiba combines its proven and reliable hard drive and NAND technology with a Serial ATA interface to offer a significant performance, capacity and compatibility boost.

Toshiba’s new hybrid SSD delivers SSD-like performance and responsiveness by combining NAND flash and innovative, self-learning algorithms with up to 1TB of storage capacity in a compact series of 2.5-inch hard drives. With this combination of speed, performance, and the large storage capacity of a HDD, it is an ideal device for gamers looking to significantly decrease their loading game time or for the application intensive user.

The 1TB drives are 9.5mm in height and layer 8GB of NAND as the cache on top of a 5,400 RPM hard drive platform. 
 
Pricing and Availability
 
The Toshiba Notebook 2.5” Internal Solid State Hybrid Drive is now available for purchase at select retailers as well as on toshiba.com/us/storage priced at $129.99 for the 500GB model and $179.99 for the 1TB model. All drives are inclusive of a three-year limited warranty.

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