While it's not exactly price deflation, consumers would only have to sacrifice one MacBook Air for a high-capacity solid-state drive. It used to be worse.
Samsung is set to ship a 512GB solid-state drive with speed-boosting "toggle-mode DDR" technology.
Toshiba is about to ship what it calls the world's first ultraportable laptop with a 512GB solid-state drive.
Company plans to unveil a large-capacity solid-state drive at the Consumer Electronics Show next month and begin shipments in the second quarter of 2009.
Toshiba is targeting 512GB solid state drives by 2009 when one-fourth of the market will be SSDs, according to reports.
Kingston has announced 512GB and 1TB USB 3.0 flash drives, specced at 240MBps reads and 160MBps writes. There are some things left unanswered, though.
At WWDC 2012 in San Francisco, Apple's Phil Schiller previews beefed up MacBook Airs with Intel's Ivy Bridge processor. The new computers offer up to a 2GHz dual-core i7 processor. Other options include a 512GB solid-state drive with a read speed of 500MB per second.
Asus concept PC and a notebook with a massive 512GB solid-state drive are some of the laptop highlights on the CES show floor.