1. it's just a flash drive (pen/thumb/jump/etc.-drive) that finally followed advances in flash memory.
2. I thought that MicroStation is CAD software and a registered trademark of Bentley Systems, Inc.
Buffalo has released what it claims is the country's first external solid-state drive. Buffalo MicroStation Buffalo's MicroStation: compact The MicroStation line has a maximum 100GB raw storage capacity - 32GB and 64GB versions are also available - that connects using a USB 2.0 which wraps round the drive. Buffalo …
"You can pickup a freecom 320GB portable pocket HD, USB powered, for about 65 quid from Amazon!"
Think you can get the 500Gb versions for under a ton if you shop around, and if you're not fussed about bus-power and enclosure size then the 1Tb externals are getting cheaper too (got an Iomega drive for £99 inc.VAT)
Other than that, it's just a glorified flash-drive.
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Hmm sounds like a mislabel, an SSD replaces a HD and has to be SATA not USB interface.
As said earlier, pen,thumb Its already been done.
What I want to know Is can you remove It from the external case and use It In your desktop via a sata connection when you upgrade to a larger capacity one, so you don't end up with a bunch of these shoved In your closet doing nothing.
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