by Aziz on Thursday, May 17, 2007
SanDisk Corporation's 32GB, 1.8-inch solid-state drive (SSD) is a replacement for the standard mechanical hard disk drive (HDD). SanDisk SSD offers field-proven durability to keep mobile PCs working in the toughest of conditions and improves the overall user experience.
Earlier military, aerospace and telecom industries had only been using the large capacity flash-based drives as these segments demand high performance and reliability under challenging environmental conditions. But the constant decline in the cost of NAND flash memory has been making SSD a viable and economical alternative in a wide variety of applications, including mobile PCs aimed at enterprise and consumer users. SanDisk plans to further increase the adoption of SSDs by reducing the cost of flash memory in the coming years.
The 32GB SSD represents the fifth generation of flash-based SSDs developed by Msystems, which was recently acquired by SanDisk.
SanDisk SSD 1.8-inch 32GB SSD is currently available only for original equipment manufacturers.
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