Upgrade Corner: Five 128GB SSD Drives Priced at Under $100

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We’re throwing you a whole load more SSD deals today because we want anyone who hasn’t experienced the blazing speed of an SSD-driven computer, to have absolutely no reason to upgrade.  SSD drives are probably the most affordable way to upgrade your old notebook while increasing it’s speed. You’ll be able to bag yourself  an […]

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Crucial Introduces New Affordable Line Of SSD Drives, Starting At Just $50

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There was a time when even the smallest SSD drive could easily fetch you close to a thousand dollars, maybe even more. Today the price has dropped quite a bit, but we still have yet to see that many ‘budget’ flash options either, luckily this is all changing with the 2.5-inch Crucial V4 drive series.

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MacBook Pro Lion OCZ SSD VS. 7200 RPM Seagate Bootup Comparison

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Some of you may be on the fence about going down the SSD route. Well, we’ve decided to do a bootup comparison of two nearly identical MacBook Pro models. Both are 2.5Ghz MacBook Pro 15″ with 2GB RAM running a fresh copy of Lion. The difference however, is the one on the left has a 7200RPM 500GB Seagate hard drive with those spinning disc platter things that take forever. And on the right, a freshly loaded 120GB OCZ Vertex 2 SSD harddrive.

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Smart Modular 2.5-inch SAS SSD loaded with up to 1.6TB of space

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Space or speed? I guess you don’t really need to choose anymore, so long as price is no object. For instance, you can take a look at the new Optimus solid state drive from Smart Modular Technologies. This “Enterprise Grade” drive uses a native Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) interface for up to 6Gb/s. The kicker? You can get up to 1.6TB of usable capacity and it will cost a small fortune.

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Seagate’s Momentus XT Under Fire for Lagging, Freezing

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Seagate’s newest hybrid SSD/ATA hard drive has been facing issues with speed, freezing and aggressive spin-down/spin-up habits – the very issues solid state drive technology itself was designed to surpass – angering some of the new technology’s 350,000 users. The Momentus XT is a 7200-rpm Serial ATA hard disk drive combined with 4GB of SSD […]

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New Intel 310 series SSDs measure 1/8th size of current drives

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As the demand for portable devices like smartphones and tablets continues to increase, so will the demand for increasingly small in stature but big in performance memory chips. Drifting away from conventional hard drives, the new Intel 310 series solid state drives are just one eighth the size of their predecessors.

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SSD prices fall while HDD prices rise

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If you are planning to buy a Solid State Drive (SSD), it may very well be the right time to do so. Going by the present trends, Solid State Drive manufacturers such as Intel and Adata Technology have been dropping SSD prices by as much as 10-15% in order to increase sales and market penetration rate.

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