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LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2

The LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 is worth every penny of its hefty price tag, but only to those needing a super-fast and compact storage device.

May 27, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating May 27, 2014
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Solve slow bootups after upgrading to solid-state drive

When upgrading from a spinning hard disk to a solid-state disk in your Mac, you may experience slower startup times than expected.

By April 7, 2011

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Micron's new solid-state drive: 256GB for $425

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.

By January 4, 2011

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Controllers become the focal point for solid-state disk

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.

By July 15, 2009

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Is Google trying solid-state disks?

A report suggests Google is making a move into solid-state disks for its servers. But is it taking the plunge or dipping its toes in the water?

By May 12, 2008

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Toshiba to show 512GB solid-state drive at CES

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.

By December 17, 2008

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Samsung launches 256GB solid-state drive

Electronics maker begins mass-producing its largest-capacity SSD product to date. Its single-platform design includes a chip controller, NAND flash, and special drive firmware.

By November 20, 2008

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SanDisk cranks up solid-state drive speed

ExtremeFFS flash file management system "has the potential," SanDisk says, to accelerate random write speeds by up to 100 times over existing systems.

By November 5, 2008

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Intel: solid-state drives boost battery life

Solid-state drives aren't just faster than hard disk drives. They also offer better power savings, according to an Intel presentation given Tuesday.

By October 29, 2008

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Solid-state drives: No rush to widespread success

Momentum is building, but the up-and-coming storage technology will have to wait a little longer still for its big breakthrough.

By October 22, 2008