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--- Russ Hamm <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

http://www.engadget.com/2006/05/23/samsungs-q1-ssd-umpc-now-with-nand-only-2-430/
> 
> Pricey items at this point, but Moore's Law is still working for
> us.  Something to watch for mobile computing tools.


That might already be obsolete -- take a look at this:

http://www.physorg.com/news71723643.html

Achieving a long-sought goal of the $48 billion (euro37.6 billion)
memory chip industry, Freescale Semiconductor Inc. announced the
commercial availability of a chip that combines traditional
memory's endurance with a hard drive's ability to keep data
while powered down.

[ By "endurance" they seem to mean fast access time.]


David Breneman         [log in to unmask]

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