You read the most perculiar things

Discussion in 'hardware' started by DVD+R, Nov 27, 2010.

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    I think something was lost in translation. That said, we've come full circle. The first computers did not come with hard drives. The OS was burned into ROM and if you wanted to load a program you had insert a ROM, and use a tape device or floppies to save what you were doing. Today, some of the latest computers don't have HDs - they use SSDs.
     
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    Your PCWorld reference is nearly 3 1/2 years old and not a fair assessment of today's environment. Note is says,
    While they still cost considerably more per Gb than HDs, Newegg has a 30Gb SSD for $90 and if you shop around, you can find 128Gb SSDs for under $200. Some SSDs support USB 3.0 and there are SSDs with 1Tb capacities.

    Therefore, while they are still too expensive for me to move all my stuff to SSD, they may be worth it to others.

    What I find very interesting and promising is Hybrid HDDs.
     
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