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If only I had the money for one of these.

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SSDs are continuing the march to ever higher storage capacities and part of the march to higher capacities is ever increasing prices. Perhaps one day flash prices will come down to the point where SSDs are more in line with the price of traditional HDD storage today.

Intel has announced that it is upping the capacity of its line of SSDs to 160GB. Intel is lagging behind its competition in the capacity wars for SSDs. Intel's 160GB capacity is measly in comparison to the massive 512GB SSD that Toshiba announced recently.
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post #2 of 20
"upping" is not a word HAHA!

Intel's X25-E spanks the living daylights out of any other HDD/SSD(Aside from that PCIe HDD) and its cheaper than the Toshiba 512GiB drive anyway.

Has anyone seen X25-Es in RAID? There was so much bandwidth that it maxed out the RAID controller.
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Ouch. To me, speed is more important then capacity. Let's focus on getting write times down and prices down, then capacity, later.
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post #4 of 20
$945 USD ?. That's just insanity.
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$945 USD ?. That's just insanity.
Says the guy with a $1000 processor
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post #6 of 20
I don't mean to laugh but he is right, lol.
Edited by hal515 - 12/23/08 at 3:25pm
    
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Says the guy with a $1000 processor
Says the guy with a $500 processor
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Says the guy with a $500 processor
Says the guy with a $299 processor
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Says the guy with a $299 processor
Says the guy with a $160 processor


Anyways, I agree with speed and prices, then size...
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post #10 of 20
What is this, 4chan?

Intel's always pricey. That's why I buy AMD
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