Samsung recently announced the F3EG, its new high-performance environmentally-friendly HDD (hard disk drive) for the desktop market. The EcoGreen F3EG, a higher capacity model from its predecessor the F2EG, features 2TB capacity with 500GB per disk that is capable of storing up to 880 hours of DVD video or 500,000 or more songs in MP3 format.
With increased recording density, the EcoGreen F3 drive is more power efficient by supporting a capacity up to 2TB with four disks. The F3EG incorporates a 3.0Gbps SATA interface, Native Command Queuing features and a 16MB/32MB buffer memory. The 3.5” F3EG drive is available in 1.5TB and 2TB capacities in the United States and EU markets with a MSRP of $179.99.
Note: Eco-friendly components are used to build the HDD (eliminating halogen compound and brominated flame retardant). The HDD requiring less power (40% less power consumption in idle mode, 10% lower in reading/writing mode) comparative with other HDDs.