you're not going to believe this.
kline at thought.org
Tue Jun 23 02:39:23 UTC 2009
On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 06:21:33PM -0500, Gary Gatten wrote:
> How fast is it though? Fast enough, or will the r/w/access times make
> everything slow? Not all SSD is created equal.
Ah, yes, that was the key to this site, then. it said that with
their newer, faster speed--i think at least double--the response
time moved from a slow crawl to a walk. i use konq because it
has festival as a builtin. --after a hard day, there are times
when the last thing i want to do is read-with-eyes some dense,
boring document or man page. solution is to mouse-swipe and
have it read to me. o/wise, i'd use firefox3 like most people
i'll post this page if i ever find it again; share the good news.
> There's a "new" SD format too - up to 2TB.... Prolly within a couple
> years, or maybe someone will get some federal stimulus funds and
> manufacture it sooner! After all, it could help us solve the "Climate
> Change" issue, that's always a good way to get money....
man, truer words never spoken! do you have a url with this
new SSD info. this really would help save energy since there are
so many hard drives spinning [[Everywhere]] just burning up the
this could very well go-viral.... no stim money needed. but
then i dont know, honestly, because i dont know what these guys
need. but, for sure, i'm going to have a min of a 64G SSD in
some notebook this year. probably this summer.
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> Subject: you're not going to believe this.
> you guys aren't going to believe what i just found on the web
> the ASUS Eee-901 [or is it the "900"]. it was for the 9- and
> 10-inch screens. i was using konq which just segv'd so i am
> taking a break and thought i'd share this.
> last night, i could barely believe the ten-inch with a 40GB SSD.
> these mini-notebooks take two memory chips. they just plug in.
> i was googling around and found they have 32's and even 128's.
> so you can get 64 or up to 256Gigs of solid state disk ...
> not in a year or two (or five or six), but now.
> i'll double and triple check to make sure this isn't a sham, but
> they had a thing on you-tube... Oh, and next time i see the
> speech therapist, i'll lug my hugmongous thinkpad and demo what
> i've done with my scripts and flite....
> 8 kilobux for a Doze speech dev my butt. with berkeley unix and
> open source tools, you can have it for a few hundred bux.
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