Originally Posted by CandidateZero
I heard that there was a hybrid ssd/hdd going around that had very good performance for an acceptable price. I think a good review was up on http://anandtech.com about it.
Originally Posted by TEntel
WD Scorpio Blacks are always a safe bet.
My friend has the 320 GB in her laptop and it reaches almost desktop levels of performance.
~15 ms access time
~80 MB/s read
They are also pretty cheap.
The 160 GB version is $40 shipped on Newegg right now.
Originally Posted by parityboy
Yep, concur on the WD Scorpio Black. Indeed, this is precisely the unit I'll buy to upgrade my laptop.