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Post Date: 2008-05-27

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    Posted: 27 May 2008 at 5:13am

Samsung unveils powerful new drive

May 26, 2008 - 3:44PM


Samsung Electronics, the world's largest computer chip maker, said today it has developed a new solid state drive which is expected to replace hard disk drives in laptop computers.

Samsung said its 256-gigabyte solid state drive (SSD) for data storage is 2.4 times faster than traditional hard drives. The company plans to begin production of SSDs this year.

The new SSD "represents a bold step in the shift to notebooks with significantly improved performance and larger storage capacities," the company said in a statement.

Samsung described the new SSD - which is 6.35cm long and 9.5mm thick - as the world's smallest of its kind. It can read up to 200 megabytes of data per second.

It said, citing market research agency iSuppli, that 35 per cent of notebook computers would use the SSD by 2012.


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Notice that the price isn't mentioned. I believe that it costs at least a couple grand and perhaps several.
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  Quote SunfighterLC Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 27 May 2008 at 4:39pm

$999.99 plus S&H!

But wait theres more! If you order now we will throw in a free mousepad! A 50!! (peso) value!! (ps...we will also add $50  to your S&H for it!)
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