(SNA)Singapore government "think tank" plots to take down SSD

The Data Storage Institute (DSI), one of the many research groups at Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and research (A*STAR), has taken the wraps off a hybrid disk drive said to consume less power than a comparable solid state disk while also being small and lightenough to satisfy Intel's specs for use in Ultrabooks. The 'A-Drive' is a 2.5 inch beast just 5mm thick, with a double-sided platter bearing 500GB on each side. 32GB of solid state memory is also aboard, along with the usual hybrid drive goodies that ensure frequently-accessed files reside in flash while the Fleetwood Mac albums you can't bring yourself to delete remain on spinning rust.

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