Tuesday, September 13, 2011

drag2share: SanDisk working to push SSD power consumption lower, squeeze more juice out of your battery

Source: http://www.engadget.com/2011/09/13/sandisk-working-to-push-ssd-power-consumption-lower-squeeze-mor/

SanDisk SSD
First things first: we really need to sit down with the tech industry and have a conversation about effectively naming things. Which brings us to our next order of business: SATA DEVSLP. SanDisk is working with other companies, like Intel, Microsoft and Samsung, to develop this new standard which will drive SSD power consumption much lower than current levels. Some drives already support the cornerstone of the standard -- a new super low-power mode that draws only 50mW of juice. SATA DEVSLP would keep the storage in that energy-sipping state the majority of the time, extending battery life for Ultabooks, tablets, or whatever other gadgets may come along. Guess we know one trick Intel plans to use to reach that promised 10-days of connected standby time. Check out the PR after the break.

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