Samsung 1TB mSATA SSD

ddrueding

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Wow. How long before the major laptop vendors drop 2.5" completely? There are a lot of offerings in mSATA already.
 

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They've already ditched mSATA. They're on to M.2 / NGFF.
HHDs are still the cheapest storage. The slimfit single-platter drives are in the low-end laptops. I saw a bunch of them in the store the other day with 500GB drives. So I agree with Merc.
 

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What I really think they should do is ditch mSATA for SATAExpress. That's where we need to be with these SSD drives. I think that fits in line with what SD mentioned.
 

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Hey the new USB port is reversible! That's true scientific progress right there!
I'm actually quite happy about this. Even though it'll be a PITA in the short term while people switch over, I hate always getting it wrong plugging in the USB connection. In theory it should be a 50% chance, but I feel like I get it wrong 90% of the time.
 

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It will be a 3+ year issue. There is still a mixture of USB types on the market from years ago.
I have many thousands of dollars worth of mini- and micro- USB 2.0 and 3.0 devices. I'm sick of all the different cables and power supplies.
 
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