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GS Magic

The pioneer of China's small-form-factor hard disk drive (mini-HDD) industry, GS MAGIC specializes in the research and manufacture of HDDs, supported by a team of the best international and domestic professional resources in the field. As part of the Chinese Government's "Go West" initiative to develop the country's western region, GS MAGIC's hi-tech factories and R&D center are located in Guiyang, Guizhou, home to some of the nation's most beautiful natural wonders. Today, GS MAGIC is the world's leading manufacturer of 1.0" and 1.8" HDDs and our mission is to continue building on this success. In so doing, we will lead China's HDD industry onto the world stage, showcasing its unique technologies and unprecedented production scale.

see also:- GS Magic - editor mentions on STORAGEsearch.com

  • editor's note:- GS Magic seems to have disappeared. The domain for its website is no longer run by the original company. Whether it was driven out by the many patent lawsuits filed against it or maybe the industry transition from small hard drives to small SSDs I don't know. See also:- gone-away storage companies.

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