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Samsung commanded our undivided attention when it announced its 32GB flash drive, and now TDK rolls out its interpretation of a 32GB NAND flash memory drive. This one hooks up to a standard IDE connector and fits easily into a notebook with room to spare; the drive's just 80% the size of a regular garden-variety 2.5-inch hard disk.

Better yet, it uses less power, even while moving data along at a snappy 33.3MB per second. We're happy to predict that it won't be long now until moving parts are completely eliminated inside laptops, desktops soon thereafter, and not a moment too soon. Bring it on.

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TDK samples 32GB Flash disk [Reg Hardware, via CrunchGear]