In pictures: 30 years of Seagate storage

To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Seagate put together a museum of hard drives that reach back to the company's inception.

The Serial ATA interface we all know and love first made the rounds in 2002. Seagate's Barracuda ATA V offered 160GB of storage capacity over two platters, as well as new hard drive diagnostic technology to prevent common problems. The storage company also demonstrated perpendicular recording technology in 2002, which would go on to keep the hard drive industry alive after traditional recording technologies reached capacity limits.

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