Sandisk at CES: New Media Players and Memory Devices

Posted on Saturday, Jan 13 2007 @ 14:06 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Sandisk was announcing a whole slew of new products for 2007 with a heavy bias towards portable media players. Although, being Sandisk, they also had some innovative memory products. Notably their work on solid state drives (SSDs) for notebook computers. Earlier this week Sandisk announce a 32GB SSD 1.8” drive meant to replace standard hard drives. The UATA 5000 is currently available to original equipment manufacturers and should be popping up in notebooks soon. An impressive video of sub-40 second Vista boot up times followed. Even more impressive was the time-lapsed video of a SSD Vista boot up followed by a drop-shock test and subsequent re-install of the SSD and re-boot of Vista.

Check it out at The Tech Lounge.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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