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Samsung Announces NAND Solid State Disc Notebook Q30-SSD

May 23 2006, 2:07am CDT | by , in News | Notebooks and PCs

Samsung Announces NAND Solid State Disc Notebook Q30-SSD
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Samsung announced today a 32GB Solid State Disc (SSD) notebook in Korea.

The Solid State Disc reads 300 percent faster (53MB/s) and writes 150 percent quicker (28MB/s) than normal hard drives.
The Microsoft Windows XP operating system will boot up 25-50% faster on the SSD than on other drives. This is still a far cry away from instant booting which we would finally deserve to have.
Another advantage of a SSD is that it is completely silent. No HDD noise.
Samsung also announced the Samsung Q1 UMPC with a NAND Flash-based Solid State Disc.

The retail price for the Q1-SSD will be KRW2.3 million (US$2,430), while the Q30-SSD will sell for KRW3.5 million (US$3,700).
More details in this Samsung press-release. Via AkihabaraNews.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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