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Guys and gals, face it; SSD (Solid State Drives) are up and coming, I mean everybody just adores the technology. See, there are no more moving parts in your "HD" so they'll break down at a much slower rate. Then there's the fact that the biggest SDD to date consumes 1.5 Watt, how lovely is that for your green ethics ?
This maybe a better option for people interested in solid state... At least until prices come down.

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pretty interesting, but people have been doing similar stuff for years in mini-itx projects for silent media PC's.
    
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I've seen this before, I think even on here, not sure though. I don't think these are worth making, they aren't very fast.
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Use the CF-Ide to hide your HDD behind your case wall where you hide your wires. Lol, no visible Harddisk
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Looks interesting to say the least...
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I've seen this before, I think even on here, not sure though. I don't think these are worth making, they aren't very fast.
I agree 100%. The speeds aren't fast enough for most applications really.
I wouldn't even use it for a backup drive really. I guess this maybe ok for someone doing a small form entertainment PC. Depends really.

I'll be interesting to see how this stuff goes as removable ram sizes and speeds increase more.
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Well I can only see people really interested in reducing their electrical bill/ want to preserve the planet doing this. Still might be a fun project.
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No wear distribution + lower quality flash = data corruption.
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post #9 of 9
I don't know how much it would cost, so I don't know if it'd be very cost effective, but...

I'd think that a couple 4.0 CF cards in a REAL RAID0 would do considerably better.

also It's nice to finally see an article on this. +rep
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