Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS), Storage Device Division introduces the MQ01ABD100V 2.5-inch 1TB Hard Disk Drive. The MQ01ABD100V offers the industries highest areal density per platter, at 254 gigabits per square inch. The drives 5400 RPM motor speed, improves system-level performance by as much as 12 percent when compared to 4200 RPM. This new drive offers enough capacity for portable video recording and editing, with lower power consumption compared to the traditional 3.5-inch HDDs. This functionality provides ideal storage for a range of commercial and consumer notebooks, as well as non-PC applications such as PDAs, printers, copiers, GPS systems and MP3 players. The MQ01ABD100V incorporates the Serial ATA (SATA) 3.0Gbps interface and is ATA-8 compliant, supporting high media transfer rates of up to 801 megabytes per second.