Some recent hardware news: samsung trying to make the hard disk obsolete

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The article shows how SSD is catching up to and then exceeding the HDD and how samsung is pushing it forward.


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Good news, but HDDs won't be obsolete until SSDs become dirt cheap. The price gap will keep HDDs on shelves for quite a while.

The SSD main drive and HDD second drive will likely become much more common and everyone will have at least a small main SSD pretty soon. The form factors for an mSATA SSD and a laptop 2.5" HDD make it feasible for laptops, too.

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