The Q1-SSD, an Ultra Mobile PC, and the Q30-SSD, a laptop PC with a 12.1-inch screen, both feature 32-GB flash-based solid state disks (SSDs). With no moving parts, the SSDs offer performance specs that hard drives can only dream about.The pricing is pretty high, $2,430 for the Q1-SSD and $3,700 for the Q30-SSD. Read on over at Sci Tech Today.
Samsung said the SSD reads 300 percent more quickly than a normal drive, at 53 MB per second, and writes 150 percent faster, at 28 MB per second. The company, which recently launched a hybrid hard drive with flash on it, said the SSD can "withstand about twice the impact that would cripple a regular hard disk drive."
Samsung presents UMPC and notebook with flash-based SSD
Posted on Saturday, May 27 2006 @ 16:15 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck