SanDisk announces 32GB SSD

Rue Liu - Jan 4, 2007, 10:30 am CST

Apetites get bigger as bodies get slimmer for tiny memory drives heading down a bullemic path. Hard disk drives just wont cut it in this world anymore, as solid state drives are ever increasing in memory capacity while staying ever so tiny and durable. SanDisk has just annouced their 32GB 1.8-inch SSD that will set the new standard for SSDs to come.

Achieving a sustained read rate of 62MB per second and a random read rate of 7,000 IOPS for a 512-byte transfer, this SanDisk SSD is more than 100 times faster than most hard disk drives, claims the company. Also, it has an extremely low power consumption rate compared to hard disk drives.

However, consumers hoping to have this new 32GB SSD in their next mobile device can expect an increase in price by around $600 in the first half of 2007.

SanDisk Launches 32 Gigabyte Solid State Drive [Via: Geekzone]

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