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Price of SSDs Dropping Fast: Intel X25-M Now Under $370

Time flies in the SSD business. Just last Spring, a 32GB Samsung SSD cost well over $800 online. Then the low-cost drives from memory-makers like OCZ, Patriot, Transcend, and SuperTalent started to h...

Dell Makes It Easy to Go SSD, Adds 256 GB SSD Option to XPS M1330 and M1730

In the past few months, Dell may have been spending a lot of time prettying the externals of its laptops, with the launch of its Design Studio and the unveiling of its thin Adamo, but today the compan...

G-Technology Announces Blazing Fast Mac SSDs

If you've been lusting for a high-end SSD to plop into your Mac, G-Technology made a rather enticing announcement Macworld 2009. The storage company announced a new family of external 2.5-inch SSDs: The G-Drive mini SSD and the G-Raid mini SSD..

Imation Makes it Easy to Upgrade to SSD

It's no secret we believe high-performance SSDs are the future for everyone and, for those who can afford them, they should be the present too. Since last summer, we've seen more and more laptop vendo...

Hybrid Wind Gets Official

Yesterday MSI officially announced the U115 Hybrid, "The World's First Hybrid Storage Netbook". Hybrid does not refer to electric/gasoline, of course, but dual hard drives -- SSD and HDD. The comput...

The Netbook Breaks Up With SSDs, Asks For Friendship Ring Back

Anyone who has been keeping up with netbook news is bound to notice that mechanical hard drives are becoming far more common than solid state drives (much to my annoyance, by the way). Our observati...

Patriot Warp SSD (128GB) Review

With its zippy application load times and aggressive price, the Patriot Warp is one of the better value-price solid state drives.

Lenovo IdeaPad S10 Much Faster with SSD Upgrade

Yesterday, we were researching our tutorial on how to upgrade the Lenovo IdeaPad S10's hard drive. To do our video and article, we had to replace the S10's default hard drive, a 5,400 rpm Western Digi...

Sony VAIO TT: Lightweight, Blu-ray Notebooks with 256GB SSD Capacity

Today, Sony took the wraps off what it hails as the world's lightest notebook with a Blu-ray optical drive: the 2.8-pound Sony VAIO TT. Utilizing a carbon-fiber chassis that comes in a variety of col...

Intel X25-M's Street Price Revealed

Yesterday, Intel officially released its groundbreaking X25-M SSD with a wholesale price of $595 in quantities of up to 1,000. After reviewing the X25-M and finding it to be the fastest notebook drive...