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Does anyone have any projections of when ssds will get to the price of normal hdds?

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They are just really expensive in terms of $/gb... does anyone have a projection (a year or future date) for when they'll get cheaper or the same $/gb ratio as normal hard drives?

Are we talking a couple of years? (i can wait)
or longer (too long to wait... get it now?)
Edited by badatgames18 - 6/1/11 at 10:20pm
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6-10 years maybe.

However, SSDss don't need to be the price of HDDs.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
6-10 years maybe.

However, SSDss don't need to be the price of HDDs.
that's way to long
Edited by badatgames18 - 6/1/11 at 10:27pm
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The rare earths to make SSDs are way more expensive, so unless those certain rare earths required get mined somewhere else than China, or become less profitable/demanded, SSD's will remain much more pricier.
    
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When something faster than SSD's appear.
   
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post #6 of 6
they will probably never be the price of a nornal HDD but i bet in 2-3 year they will be close to half the price that they are now. They will see a major price drop once they become more wisely used, like when they start to become standard in higher end laptops.
    
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