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Flash vs hard drives
selinz   8/16/2013 12:57:45 PM
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I am truly amazed at how long hard drives have been able to keep ahead of the flash drives in cost. $1600 for 500Gb? I purchased 1TB minidrives from Fry's for $79...

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Re: Flash vs hard drives
elctrnx_lyf   8/17/2013 12:14:30 AM
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Really amazing, so many things happening in the flash industry. I never thought there would be such a large number of companies are involved in the flash products. Mind blowing and awesome.

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Re: Flash vs hard drives
Sheetal.Pandey   8/17/2013 10:37:58 AM
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I guess flash will be very popular among memories in all sectors and applications. Its good to see people are putting so much effort in the reserach.

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Re: Flash vs hard drives
rick merritt   8/20/2013 11:48:23 AM
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@selinz: Actually it was $1,600 for a TByte, my mistake (corrected), but your point is still well taken. Hard drive makers continue making incredible advances in their unique electro-mechanical technology--and its just like 4-5 companies now!

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UFA for smartphones
rick merritt   8/20/2013 11:49:30 AM
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Anyone planning to use UFS t put ultra dense flash chips in their smartphone designs? This was new to me so I'm looking for input.



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