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Join Date: Oct 2008
Transcend Introduces 2.5 inches, 128 GB SSD drive
Taking advantage of the continued decline in the average price of flash memory cells, manufacturers of storage devices are now increasingly likely to add to their catalog discs SSD or Solid State Drive, which offer superior performance to those of a hard disk magnetic medium, and access time extremely small.Although this technology is still somewhat affordable to the general public, capacity increase steadily, and now it is not difficult to get a 128 GB SSD
Last announcement dated from Transcend: a disc of 128 GB, 2.5-inch format - which may take place in a laptop - using a SATA II interface to 3 Gbps.Using cell type MLC, this disc offer by the manufacturer performance of the order of 145 Mb / s read, against 92 MB / s writing, coupled to an average access time of 0.2 ms.Declined in a range whose capacity starts at 8 GB, this disc should be offered soon in the retail trade at a price of around 300 euros.At the moment, a disc SSD Transcend's 64 GB trades from €125.00, a price significantly lower than that proposed by firms like Apple or Dell when they suggest adding a disk memory Flash to their laptops ...