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Silicon Power Introduces 64 GB eSATA/USB Pocket Solid-State Drive

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Silicon Power introduces today the 64 GB version of its combo eSATA/USB solid-state drive. With the size of a normal USB flash drive, this external solid-state drive can take up to 64 GB worth of data from any computer that has a free eSATA or mini-USB port. The 64 GB eSATA/USB SSD also features an integrated ECC (Error Correction Code) to ensure an accurate data transfer, as well as built-in wear leveling technology that guarantees long-term reliability and ultra-long storage lifespan. The new product is also available in 8 GB, 16 GB and 32 GB versions.

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Perhaps one day we might be able to buy one.

SRSly .. has ANYONE ever actually seen one of these in the wild?
 
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*dreams of a time not long again when harddrives were not even a gig...but 32mb's*
 

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Looks like that is the same product with OCZ's Throttle.
 
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Really i want to buy one but let it be on reasonable price versus GB ratio. I mean come on i can buy a 1TB drive now for ~$100 US and my PC will still perform good without that much of a slow down. Hopefully the technology will be fixed and implemented later on.
 
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mini-usb port? how many PCs have mini-usb ports?
 
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mini-usb port? how many PCs have mini-usb ports?
It's not explained properly. It has a mini usb female on it. You have to use a mini USB to Standard USB cable, like many mp3 players and cell phone use, or our PS3 controllers.
 

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It's not explained properly. It has a mini usb female on it. You have to use a mini USB to Standard USB cable, like many mp3 players and cell phone use, or our PS3 controllers.
why wouldnt they just make it a regular USB ?
 

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why wouldnt they just make it a regular USB ?
When you hook it up via eSATA, it still needs to be powered (as eSATA doesn't carry power). You still have to plug in the USB side to power it. I guess they figured mini USB Male to USB male cables are more common than USB Female to USB Male.