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Old July 7, 2010, 10:42 AM
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Default 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 ]
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Old July 7, 2010, 10:49 AM
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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.
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my god! itll probably be super limited numbers.

someone remind me why ide was dropped, except speeds, and interface.
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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.
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Yes ??
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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
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And the annoyingly fat ribbon cables which made cable management a complete pain in the butt
God ... what a glorious day that was, getting rid of my last IDE drive. One I'll never forget lol
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