Dell adding 128GB SSD option to notebook lines
The company's Latitude, XPS, Alienware, and Precision lines will get the solid-state treatment for a $600 premium.
This post was updated at 1:50 p.m. PDT with new information about availability.
Dell is adding a little more flash to its notebook lines this week.
The Round Rock, Texas, PC maker is offering a 128GB solid-state drive as an option on its Latitude, XPS, Alienware, and Precision laptop models beginning Tuesday. Though Dellwhen it comes to tech trends, the company says it's planning to further push innovation in the next couple of months.
Though solid state isn't new technology, it isn't exactly mainstream yet at the 128GB size. Only Toshiba haswith an SSD that big. But the prices have been , so expect in the next few months.
Dell says the 128GB options will include just a $600 premium over the same version of a notebook with a traditional hard drive. That's thefor a 32GB SSD.
In other Dell laptop news, owners of thecan actually start using the last year.
The driver, which will unlock the capability, can be downloaded from Dell's support page starting now, the company said.