you're not going to believe this.
kline at thought.org
Wed Jun 24 01:09:28 UTC 2009
On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 03:59:44PM -0500, David Kelly wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 01:10:41PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote:
> > battery-backed ram sound great for the time being!
> > if not now [this minute], then relatively soon, i'm guessing
> > within a few years somebody will have a solid-state device that emulates
> > the current mechanical technology. it will wind up being considerably
> > faster than the current drives and suck Much less juice.
> We are already there. SSDs are not slower than mechanical disk drives,
> they are faster. The only detriments are 1) cost, 2) limited write life.
FOUND IT: URL IS:
YOU were right about the cost. i thought it was half the $220.
the 10k r/w cycle isn't that bad....
> David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at HiWAAY.net
> Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.
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