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11/12/2010 04:31 PM EST
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re: Intel rolls new SSD, lowers prices
daleste   11/15/2010 7:12:34 PM
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I can see the advantages of moving to solid state for laptops and mobile devices that may not need as much storage. The advantages would be power consumption, speed and more tolerance to impacts during operation. I think the cost is still pretty high. This is about $2 per gig while a hard drive is about 15 to 25 cents per gig. Also, Seagate has a hybrid drive for 28 cents per gig (500 gig), that can give some of the benefits of speed while still having a competitive cost.

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