"Half as much"?
Shurely "half as much again"?
Mines the one with the nit-pickers in the pocket.
Texas Memory Systems has introduced its RamSan-440 DRAM-based solid state drive (SSD), with half again as much I/O bandwidth as its predecessor and a quadrupled capacity. The previous and now entry-level RamSan-400 delivers more than 400,000 I/Os per second (IOPS) and offers 128GB capacity in a 3U chassis. The RamSan-440 …
yeah bring on a fully functioning and dynamic market for desktop SSD's!
i've been waiting for these spinny, noisy heat inducing and SLOW hard drives to be pensioned off.
i used to play around with ramdisks.sys back in the day and wondered when windows would be loaded onto memory to load a pc quicker.
thats was about 10 years ago, i'm STILL waiting!!
(ok i know i can have one now, but 100's of £'s for local storage is a bit rich and the products are still developing)
... portable HDD sized RAM SSDs with batteries, so when you have to take sensitive data with you, it will have a reliable self destruct mechanism.
Border search not going well? just hit a button and erase.
Add a proximity bracelet, and anytime it leaves you person, total erase.
And no big deal if it's left some were by a moron posing as a public official, a timer can be set to go off if the device isn't plugged in by a preset time or the battery's drain time.