For some extra money, consumers can swap out a conventional disk drive for some fast flash storage.
Cheaper flash and Windows 8 means more SSDs this year, says an IHS iSuppli analyst.
Chip giant announces its most competitively priced consumer SSD to date.
CNET editor Dong Ngo explains how SSDs work and some ways to get the longest life span out of them.
When upgrading from a spinning hard disk to a solid-state disk in your Mac, you may experience slower startup times than expected.
Chip giant is now offering a massive 600GB solid-state drive. That's just about as big as these ultra-fast storage devices get these days. As always, the extra speed comes at a price.
Four new solid-state drives from Micron debut this week, one 256GB model will come down to $425--a competitive price for the speedy flash chip-based storage drives.
For this week's giveaway, we're giving away a high-performance 80GB solid-state drive from Intel that works in notebook or desktop computers.
Samsung is set to ship a 512GB solid-state drive with speed-boosting "toggle-mode DDR" technology.
As the use of flash memory for solid-state disk progresses, vendors who make SSD controllers are also worth watching. Fusion-io is one who just announced a major advance.