Do It Yourself: Solid State Drive

Do It Yourself: Solid State Drive news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages.

| Feb 21, 2007 at 4:09 pm CST

As the world of solid state storage continues to grow, a company by the name of "Century" have developed a 2.5" SD to parallel ATA SSD adapter, essentially allowing for 4 seperate SD cards of up to 2GB each in size to be paired up together and used as a solid state storage solution for your operating system via the IDE interface.

Get the full rundown on it at the DailyTech and bit-tech folks.

Solid State Drive will certainly be one of the hottest terms on the PC market the coming years and the SSD units that will certainly grab more and more market shares of the mechanical harddrive market brings many advantages. The primary is that it is a form of electric storage, I.e. there is no mechanics which can fail or introduce delays. The SSD units which are made today commonly use NAND flash for storage, which results in both fast access times and relatively good transfer rates. But regular flash memory works as well and this is something GeekStuff4U has taken advantage of. It has namely launched "SD to SSD."

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