How Much Faster Are Solid State Drives Than A Normal HDD?

Posted: Jan 2 2007, 3:15pm CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 12:39am CDT, in News | Hardware & Peripherals

How Much Faster are Solid State Drives than a Normal HDD?
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In about October of last year we started hearing about solid state hard drives (SSD) as an alternative to the traditional hard drive. Benefits of using a solid state drive are the lack of rotating parts which should make for a faster boot up.

Gizmodo has a video on their site right now that shows a boot up drag race between a Fujitsu notebook using a SSD and system running a normal HDD. It seems that the SSD system boots about six seconds faster than the normal HDD system.Sure six seconds doesn’t sound like much, but six seconds feels like an eternity when you are sitting there drooling to play some Battlefield 2142 and waiting for your rig to get ready. We can also fully expect to see more performance as the tech matures. Story and image via Gizmodo.

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