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    News - Toshiba adds 256GB SSD to its range of storage solutions

    Toshiba has announced its 256GB MLC-based solid-state drive, and expects mass production to begin in Q4 2008.
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    Re: News - Toshiba adds 256GB SSD to its range of storage solutions

    w00p! Hoping to get a SSD by christmas, but the prices are still a lil high. Hopefully in november they will start rolling them all out.

    *waits for corsair SSD*

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    Re: News - Toshiba adds 256GB SSD to its range of storage solutions

    thing is thou without pricing its hard to get excited, if its cheaper to get two 128GB you get a MUCH better performance because SSD have been seen to scale almost linearly.

    RAID'ing up a couple of the intel 250mb/s chappies would be quite tempting.
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    Re: News - Toshiba adds 256GB SSD to its range of storage solutions

    Agreed. I'll start to get excited about SSDs when the price drops to a point that I can afford one.
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    Re: News - Toshiba adds 256GB SSD to its range of storage solutions

    mmmm raid5 ssd
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    Re: News - Toshiba adds 256GB SSD to its range of storage solutions

    I wonder if they suffer from the over 1 second small file write latency that all of the cheapo SSD's suffer from? causing Vista installs to fail and OSX to appear to keep locking up?
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