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FiXT July 7, 2010 10:42 AM

Buffalo Keeping IDE Afloat with Solid State Drive Upgrade Option
 
"I'm not dead", or at least not according to Buffalo who is launching a 256GB SSD based on the nearly extinct PATA/IDE interface. Despite the fact that many new motherboards have completely done away with the interface, Buffalo is expanding it's SHD-NHPU2 lineup with the 256GB SSD that features IDE and USB 2.0 connections, MLC) NANDflash memory, ... [ Read full article ]

Supergrover July 7, 2010 10:49 AM

1200 bones for 256gb and 100MB/s no thank you.

I can see someone wanting to upgrade their old pata hdd but IMO for that price you can just get a new system, mind you not with a 256gb ssd.

_dangtx_ July 7, 2010 10:53 AM

my god! itll probably be super limited numbers.

someone remind me why ide was dropped, except speeds, and interface.

Supergrover July 7, 2010 10:56 AM

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Originally Posted by _dangtx_ (Post 400697)
my god! itll probably be super limited numbers.

someone remind me why ide was dropped, except speeds, and interface.

I would say you answered your own question right there.

Unregistered July 7, 2010 11:11 AM

Buffalo thinks PATA's not dead yet, preps 256GB solid state drive | TechConnect Magazine

FiXT July 7, 2010 11:18 AM

Yes ??

FlyingFish July 7, 2010 11:19 AM

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Originally Posted by Supergrover (Post 400700)
I would say you answered your own question right there.

And the annoyingly fat ribbon cables which made cable management a complete pain in the butt:thumb:

Andy July 7, 2010 11:43 AM

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Originally Posted by FlyingFish (Post 400711)
And the annoyingly fat ribbon cables which made cable management a complete pain in the butt:thumb:

God ... what a glorious day that was, getting rid of my last IDE drive. One I'll never forget lol :rofl:

Unregistered July 7, 2010 12:25 PM

rices seeming
 
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Originally Posted by FiXT (Post 400710)
Yes ??

Just a 'reminder' of the source for the piece.

_dangtx_ July 7, 2010 12:27 PM

looks like fix has a stalker :D


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