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solid-state disks


SanDisk Extreme solid-state drive

With very good performance and even better pricing, the SanDisk Extreme makes a great replacement drive for a standard laptop or desktop computer.

By March 1, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating March 1, 2012

SanDisk ships Extreme solid-state drive

SanDisk announces its latest solid-state drive, the SanDisk Extreme SSD.

By February 14, 2012


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


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


While Intel touts Netbooks, SanDisk cites solid-state 'hype'

The up-and-coming solid-state storage format has pride of place in gear like the MacBook Air, but drive makers warn of a looming "trough of disillusionment."

By August 13, 2008


SanDisk: Windows Vista not optimized for solid-state drives

SanDisk says Windows Vista is not optimized for solid-state drives, which will cause a delay in the roll-out of optimized drives.

By July 21, 2008


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