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Transcend brings SSDs to the ExpressCard form-factor

While most manufacturers are using the 1.8" or 2.5" mobile hard disk drive (HDD) form-factor for solid-state drives (SSDs), Transcend is going a different route with its latest offering. The company has displayed a USB 2.0-based ExpressCard SSD that is available in capacities up to 16GB.

The SSDs are Windows Vista ReadyBoost compatible, feature Error Correction Code (ECC) and wear-leveling algorithms to ensure data integrity. And thanks to the USB 2.0 interface, the SSD shows up as a regular USB flash drive in Windows.

Transcend is also bundling an ExpressCard to USB adapter with the drives for those that would like to use it externally or don't have an ExpressCard slot.

Transcend's ExpressCard SSD will be available in capacities of 2GB, 4GB, 8GB and 16GB. Pricing and availability have not been announced, but will surely follow later this month.

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Might be good
By OhCash on 4/3/2007 8:16:58 AM , Rating: -1
But really, what is it really worth without knowing the price. Theres already gigabytes worth of USB keys, but are way to expensive. Whats the point of SSD if the price is too high.

RE: Might be good
By jay401 on 4/3/2007 9:07:02 AM , Rating: 4
So wait, are you really asking that question or just looking for a reason to spam your website URL that has nothing to do with the topic at hand?

RE: Might be good
By Hypernova on 4/3/2007 9:22:46 AM , Rating: 2
This thing would be on the thick end of a grand I would assume.

RE: Might be good
By sdsdv10 on 4/3/2007 11:10:59 AM , Rating: 4
With a screen name like "OhCash", is the price really of concern to you?!?!?

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