TITLE

Intel: Make Way for Solid-State Drives

AUTHOR(S)
Schachter, Ken
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;10/28/2008, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the efforts by Intel, Korean electronics company Samsung and disk drive maker Seagate in developing solid-state drives (SSD) as an alternative to the spinning disk drives that store computer data. For now SSD products are primarily relegated to high-end laptops like the Apple Macbook Air, where it is offered as an option. The current situation is expected to change within a few years when prices for SSD, which do away with moving parts, are expected to reach price parity with traditional hard drives.
ACCESSION #
36603074

 

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