This is very good to see, it also means the SSD take over of the HD market may very well be sooner than later.
Except that the price per GB hasn't really gone down at all. Only the 240GB drive cracks into the (high) $2 range at ~$2.91. All the others cost north of $3 per GB. Prices need to drop to ~$1 per GB before this will really kick off.
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This drive put up some impressive numbers recently. Hopefully prices will come in soon as everybody and their mother is producing SSD's.
Bring the price down out of 'Low Earth Orbit' and we will buy them, lots of them,..........
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This reminds me of the Beta VCR's! Yeah its cool new tech, but is it worth 2000! When you are playing to a market like computer geeks, don't go insulting their intelligence. If you are going to take manufacturing and send it over to asia in order to cut costs. In that process cut jobs and economy here, Don't go and try to sell us the same thing we should be making at more than triple the price!
That being said, I just got a 64GB SSD and it was only $144 from the egg. It is nice, yet the only pain in the butt was the setting up of using it as only a boot drive.
That $700 price might be reasonable for a 1TB SSD, in order to facilitate R&D.
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