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OCZ Technology Introduces MiniPCI–Express Solid State Drives

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OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and computer components, today unveiled their first miniPCI-Express Solid State Drive (SSD) Series, the affordable flash-based storage option to significantly increase the capacity for netbooks. For on the go computing professionals and students looking for an ideal storage upgrade on their ultra-portable platforms, the OCZ miniPCI-E SSD is the cost effective alternative to traditional standard storage drives as a reliable upgrade on mobile systems.

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I approve of this. I wish to see this in pci-e x1 desktop form so I can run my pagefile off of it
 

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I am very interesting about SSDs, but now I do not understand what are the differences between the Pata and Sata drives if these are connecting with miniPCI-Express...?
Can I use the faster Sata version in my Dell latitude D610 with miniPCI-express?
 
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I am very interesting about SSDs, but now I do not understand what are the differences between the Pata and Sata drives if these are connecting with miniPCI-Express...?
Can I use the faster Sata version in my Dell latitude D610 with miniPCI-express?
Yeah..., got same confusion :confused: here mate! But I guess, it'll be some time before SSD replaces current storage solutions :rolleyes: . Thanx for the post "malware" .
 
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Sexy, but im with hat on the pci-e x1 slot.
 
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that in a laptop pci-x slot would rock as a ssd drive ;-P
is it available from amazon? i would give it a try then
 
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Too bad they don't seem to fit my Dell mini 9.
 

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Too bad they don't seem to fit my Dell mini 9.
Yeah it is too bad, they don`t seem to fit my Dell Latitude D610 either:banghead:.
 
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yea this would rock if it were PCI-E x1, I have an open slot above my video card and this would be great.
I realy would like to move to a SSD for my OS, as for page file, Im not runing one, ever sence i moved to 8gigs of ram I have turned it off.
But if I had some thing like this that I could run the page file on, then I could remove some ram so I could OC better and still get the best from both I think.
 

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Im confused as to why a PCI-E SSD is SATA and IDE, so two things come to mind.


1. its a PCI-E 1x card, and that info was copy pasted by accident somewhere along the line, and shouldnt be there.

2. By mini PCI-E, they mean some form of standardised size inside laptops. it still runs off SATA/IDE, but can fit inside a slot normally reseved for mini PCI-E cards (i find this unlikely, as IDE cables, even laptop ones, seem too big)
 
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Compared to their counterpart Runcore SSD, this one is just too slow. It better be around $40-50 for the 16GB model.
 
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This is good news for Router/OpenWRT users :) A router with a SSD inside that will be leet.