M-Systems ships $40k 90GB Flash drive

By on March 11, 2004, 2:35 PM
Memory specialist M-Systems this week released a 90GB hard drive based not on spindles, platters and mobile read/write heads but solid-state Flash memory.

No wonder it's pitched at military and aerospace roles - they're the only ones who can afford it. The company is touting the unit as a shock and vibration-proof alternative to ruggedised hard drives.

Read more: The Register.




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---agissi--- said:
Hey you gotta say though, thats amazing. Its its evidence of us moving closer to solid state hardware!!!! :D
lowman said:
Pretty impressive piece of gear...it will be nice when the technology becomes mainstream and the prices drop WAY down...I wonder how this technology will affect technical forensics, since they won't have actual platters and discs to read in their gear?
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