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SAMSUNG Begins Mass Production of 1.8-inch, 64GB Solid State Drives for Notebooks

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Samsung Electronics, announced that it has begun mass producing 1.8-inch solid state drives (SSD) at 64GB - the highest density SSD available today for mobile computing applications. SSDs feature far greater reliability, faster boot times and faster application start-up times than hard disk drives. SSD can also improve battery life by up to 20 percent in notebooks.




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I Wonder if they will make these compatible with desktops or if they are capatible with desktops? ID like to get 2 of these probably and some 1.8 to 3.5" bay converters to hold these.
 

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Yeah, SATA models will work in desktops, and the IDE ones just need ye old 2.5" converter.

Another good thing, is that fragmentation doesnt matter on these - all parts of the disk can be accessed without the delay of mechanical parts, so the age old defrag isnt needed!
 
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That would be cool if they could make them fast enough to where you don't need RAM. It would make computers cheaper and one less spec to worry about for games. :rockout:
 

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Im sure youll always need RAM in some form or fashion.


Thats good if they do, cuz I might get one or two SSD drives. Provided they dont cost an arm and a leg. Anyone have links to sites that sell them?
 

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I Wonder if they will make these compatible with desktops or if they are capatible with desktops? ID like to get 2 of these probably and some 1.8 to 3.5" bay converters to hold these.
http://www.eworldsale.com/cable-ide...mpact-ide-sd-flash-adaptor-to_5693_14922.html

http://www.adapterz.com/item.htm?fr=fr&id=60084

http://www.techsunny.com/Syba_IDE_to_Serial_ATA_SATA_Interface/SY-IDE-SATA/partinfo-id-3219456.html

LOL if someone does this work around. Then run them in Raid 0
 

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I would love to be able to pay an arm for this, but I use it to much. Drat, guess I'll actually have to save up some $.