The good news for solid state disk proponents is that all of the weaknesses (price, transfer rate, etc) have made very dramatic improvements during the last few years due to increased adoption of the technology in mobile devices. The future of solid state looks promising indeed - but what about the present? Let's have a look at Transcend's newest 16GB SSD offering, the TS16GSSD25-S.Check it out over here. The site says the average access times of the SSD drive are much lower than conventional HDDs but the overall performance is lower. The biggest advantage seems to be the higher reliability as a SSD uses no mechanical parts.
Transcend 16GB SSD tested
Posted on Sunday, Oct 28 2007 @ 15:30 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck