Friday, August 31st 2007

SanDisk Launches uSSD 5000 For Low-Cost PCs

SanDisk is looking to drop the price of SSDs for the entry-level market with its new uSSD 5000 SSD series. The USB-based drives will be used in sub-$250 PCs and will be embedded directly onto motherboards.

Source: DailyTech
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8 Comments on SanDisk Launches uSSD 5000 For Low-Cost PCs

#1
cdawall
where the hell are my stars
thats cool i wanna get one


they should make some on the PCI-e 1X slots and sell them that would be nice for older boards
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Mussels
Moderprator
hmmm... i like the idea of PCI/E drives :D get me a 16GB and have vista on a 1x slot.
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#3
WarEagleAU
Bird of Prey
wow. sweet. What are the capacities?
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#4
JacKz5o
WarEagleAU said:
wow. sweet. What are the capacities?
SanDisk's uSSD 5000 will be available in sizes ranging from 1GB to 8GB next month :)
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Mussels
Moderprator
JacKz5o said:
SanDisk's uSSD 5000 will be available in sizes ranging from 1GB to 8GB next month :)
i wonder what prices/speed are like - could make a good page file drive :D
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#6
JacKz5o
Mussels said:
i wonder what prices/speed are like - could make a good page file drive :D
For the price of one of those drives you might as well get a 4/8GB RAM kit ;)
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Mussels
Moderprator
lol i'm already out of ram slots ;)

Of course, this does say "low cost" in the title...
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#8
Wile E
Power User
Mussels said:
lol i'm already out of ram slots ;)

Of course, this does say "low cost" in the title...
That's also a relative phrase. lol. Low cost compared to what? Standard SSDs? That might not be too low cost after all. :roll:
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