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Seagate renews its Momentus XT hard drives: 8 GB SSD INside

Despite the current crisis, Seagate announced a new generation of 2.5-inch hybrid hard drive: the Momentus XT. It therefore combines a 750 GB HDD at 7200 rpm and 8 GB of SLC NAND flash, acting as cache.

If we look at the differences against the old series, we note that the amount of NAND flash is doubled, while the hard drive goes from 500 GB to 750 GB. Speed ​​trays remains at 7200 rpm and the S-ATA interface goes from 3 Gbps to 6 Gbps.

Seagate announces immediate availability for a price of $189. Finally, the manufacturer offers videos of comparison of its new Momentus XT with a hard drive and with an Intel SSD, be it on a Dell XPS or a MacBook Pro 15z, or against a Western Digital Velociraptor.

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