When upgrading from a spinning hard disk to a solid-state disk in your Mac, you may experience slower startup times than expected.
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.
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.
Although solid-state drives are in vogue, market forces and technical issues are making them a little less appealing than before.
A report says the performance gap between solid state drives and high-performance hard disk drives is not that significant.
What you need to know to evaluate a Solid State Hard Disk
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?
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.
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.
ExtremeFFS flash file management system "has the potential," SanDisk says, to accelerate random write speeds by up to 100 times over existing systems.