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SanDisk launches uSSD 5000 series

SSD for entry-level market
By: Steve Dougherty | Storage News | Posted: Sep 3, 2007 3:47 am
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SanDisk have found a way to make solid-state storage more affordable to the entry-level market with its new uSSD 5000 SSD series. These are small USB-based SSD offerings and will be embedded onto motherboards found in sub-$250 systems.

 

The official press release on the new series can be located here, and Dailytech have their take on them here.

 



BERLIN, GERMANY, August 31, 2007 - Joining global efforts to bring affordable personal computers to millions of people in developing nations, SanDisk® Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) today announced the uSSD™ 5000 solid state drive (SSD), which can be used as an economical substitute for hard disk drives in sub-$250 PCs. Among the first computers using uSSD solid state drives will be the Intel-powered classmate PC, intended for educational markets in emerging nations.

 

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