Super Talent 128GB SSD Drops Solid State Price Like It's Hot

Sound the alarm for hard disks—it looks like solid state drive prices have plunged enough to finally jump out of early adopter territory. California-based flash memory maker Super Talent is now offering a 128GB SSD for $300 retail. That's $150 cheaper than a comparable offer from Dell » 9/29/08 10:30pm 9/29/08 10:30pm and about (though, granted,…

Samsung Starts Mass Production of Cheap 128GB MLC Solid State Drives

We mentioned it back in February, and Samsung has now come good with its promise, announcing today that it's started mass-production of 128GB SSDs. They're of the slightly slower but cheaper multi-level cell technology, with a read speed of 90MBps and write speed of 70MBps. And Samsung claims they'll have a life span… » 7/09/08 4:20am 7/09/08 4:20am

Toshiba Ratchets Portege R500 SSD Up To 128GB

Toshiba's under-2-lb. Portege R500 will get its SSD boosted to 128GB, though at a still undeclared but likely super high price, says UK's Register. The machines get a bit of a chip upgrade, too, from Intel's 1.2GHz U7600 Core 2 Duo to a 1.33GHz U7700. The R500 is, to my knowledge, the lightest PC with an internal DVD… » 4/14/08 10:10am 4/14/08 10:10am

Toshiba Dynabook SS RX1 Laptop First to Have 128GB SSD, Apparently

Toshiba's Dynabook SS RX1 now has an optional 128GB solid state drive built in, which Toshiba is claiming as a world first. It certainly beats the MacBook Air's SSD option, and is similarly slender, plus it squeezes in an optical drive. It has a 1.2 GHz Core 2 Duo, Intel graphics and a 12.1-inch 1280 x 800 pixel… » 3/17/08 6:04am 3/17/08 6:04am