Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Sandisk's 64GB integrated SSD is no bigger than a wafer-thin mint

Source: http://www.engadget.com/2010/08/18/sandisks-64gb-integrated-ssd-is-no-bigger-than-a-wafer-thin-min/

Sandisk's 64GB integrated SSD is no bigger than a wafer-thin mint
Think your mobile device couldn't eat another byte, that it's stuffed full of storage? Surely it has room for a tiny little thin SSD? This is Sandisk's solution for storage in portable devices, the creation of a new class of storage: integrated SSD, or iSSD. Designed to be soldered right onto a motherboard, this drive is the size of a postage stamp, weighs the same as a paperclip, and will be available in sizes ranging from 4 to 64GB. Read and writes clock in at 160MB/sec and 100MB/sec, respectively, plenty fast enough to run a full OS, with an SATA interface ensuring broad compatibility. Early units are available now, with bulk orders shipping soon. Now, how many would you like? Just the one, monsieur?

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