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solid-state disks


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


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


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


Hard disk or solid-state? Think again

Although solid-state drives are in vogue, market forces and technical issues are making them a little less appealing than before.

By July 2, 2009


IDC: Solid state drive, hard disk speed gap small

A report says the performance gap between solid state drives and high-performance hard disk drives is not that significant.

By July 16, 2008


Introducing Solid State Hard Disks (SSDs)

What you need to know to evaluate a Solid State Hard Disk

By June 6, 2008


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


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


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


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