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Samsung Announces 4GB Solid State Disks for Vista Notebooks, PCs

| Laptops News | Posted: Jul 27, 2006 3:38 am

In early prep for Windows Vista, Samsung have unveiled a 4GB Solid State drive which will act as a high speed NAND flash cache for Vista equipped systems. According to The DailyTech, the pricing on these puppies will also be quite reasonable (under $200), certainly lower then one would expect for solid state storage, even if it's only able to hold 4GB of data.

 

Samsung's official announcement can be found here, and theres more info at The DailyTech, The Inquirer and Digit-Life.

 


San Jose, CA - July 25, 2006: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today announced that a 4GB solid state disk (SSD), now being readied for production, will also serve as a high speed NAND flash cache for notebooks and PCs in conjunction with the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system.

 

The device - compatible with Windows ReadyBoost, a new Windows Vista feature that uses flash memory to improve system responsiveness - enables users to avoid the hundreds of annoying multi-second delays they experience every day when moving within and between frequently used applications.

 

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