Tuesday, July 29th 2008

Buffalo to Start Offering Bigger SSDs for Eee PC 900/901 Netbooks

Originally ASUS' Eee PC 900/901 netbooks are limited to a maximum of 20GB onboard SSD storage and possibly a bit more if you add an additional storage card or extra USB flash memory. While it may be enough for some, it's unacceptable for others. For that reason, Japanese firm Buffalo has teamed up with various SSD suppliers to offer special Eee PC storage bundles that include more capacity for a little extra cash. Soon Buffalo will start offering two HDD upgrade kits for Eee PC 900/901 series, a 32GB SHD-EP9M32G and a 64GB SHD-EP9M64G models, that will make the netbook more flexible. Buffalo forecasts the two replacement drives to become available sometime in September with the 32GB model priced at ¥14,800 (US $136) and the 64GB model priced at ¥29,800 (US $275).

Source: TechConnect Magazine, PC Watch
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4 Comments on Buffalo to Start Offering Bigger SSDs for Eee PC 900/901 Netbooks

#1
FreedomEclipse
Crazy Dogmatic Bullsh!t!
if u think about it - this card can fit in other laptops also providing they have space since it has what appears to be the mini PCI-E card connection - the same ones on your internal wifi card(laptops only)

so you could buy this & run it in your non Eee PC laptop
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#2
Baum
replace mini pci-e w-lan to ssd

and mod the w-lan switch to an usb stick connected internally to your usb :laugh:

n-draft upgrade :rolleyes:
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PCpraiser100
by: FreedomEclipse
if u think about it - this card can fit in other laptops also providing they have space since it has what appears to be the mini PCI-E card connection - the same ones on your internal wifi card(laptops only)

so you could buy this & run it in your non Eee PC laptop
Hmmm, your right Eclipse, that does look like a PCI-E slot. Keep this up and laptops can finally get even with desktops lol.
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FreedomEclipse
Crazy Dogmatic Bullsh!t!
by: PCpraiser100
Hmmm, your right Eclipse, that does look like a PCI-E slot. Keep this up and laptops can finally get even with desktops lol.
its no different to the vista 'go faster' flash memory system but in this case the space is a lot bigger then just a few meg.....
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