Flash-based disk from Samsung

Flash memory disk

Samsung has introduced 1.8-inch NAND flash-based disks with capacity up to 16 GB. The disks read data at 57Mb/second, write at 32MB/second and use significantly less power than comparable hard drives.

Samsung is hoping to continue to double density of flash memory and drive down cost every year to broaden the number of markets that it can sell flash memory into.

To facililate the adoption of flash-based disks into computers, Samsung is packaging a hard-drive style interface with the drive.

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