BiTMICRO announces 832GB SSD

By Justin Mann on January 4, 2008, 7:57 PM
When I first saw this, I almost didn't believe it. In fact, I still somewhat don't. Despite that, BiTMICRO Networks has announced they will unleased upon the world an 832GB solid-state drive, putting all existing and announced models to shame. At more than 10 times the current typical SSD offering, the drive also supposedly boasts a 100MB/s sustained read rates and manages to pack the entire thing into a 2.5 enclosure.

This is the second bold announcement they've made, with late last year a 417GB drive in the works. These claims, while exciting, are still just claims. BiTMICRO will begin releasing high-capacity SSDs in the first quarter of this year, so they say, so time will tell on whether or not they will live up to their promise.

It does seem a bit odd that other vendors like SanDisk are still touting much smaller drives as the next big thing, and then a company comes along announcing capacities that rival mechanical disks. We'll keep an eye out for this one.

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boogityboo04 said:
Buy it now for our low, low price of only $30,000!
nirkon said:
They should get some products out and then make claims..still this should be really interesting, it does put everyone else to shame..and thats exactly what we need in this industry :)I just hope the price will be reasonable.. you saw those 8GB SSD drives.. they cost a ton.. now multiply that by 100 XD
9Nails said:
Why couldn't they come out with this when the housing market was still on the bubble up? Now I have to sell my kids to afford one of these!
canadian said:
Honestly, if they cant make it affordable, do you think they will try to release cheaper ones that are around regular hard drive sizes? (120, 160, 250)
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