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Solid State Disk drives: Resistance is futile!

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Facts about SSD drives

Solid State Drive

Solid-state drives (SSD) are computer drives that do not contain any moving parts. A solid-state drive is a data storage device that uses solid-state memory to store persistent data. A SSD emulates a hard disk drive interface, which means that you can easily replace your old hard disk drive in most systems.

Even though Solid State Disk drives have made steady progress in gaining popularity over the last year, there are still many people who are not yet convinced of the superiority of SSD technology over the regular disk based hard drives.

There have been a number of persistent rumors and misconceptions about SSD drives which I shall address in this post. (more…)