you're not going to believe this.

Gary Kline kline at
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.



	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
> ========================================================================
> Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.

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