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    Good news on the SSD front...

    .....hopefully 512gb SSDs will be a reality when I'm ready for my next laptop upgrade....but even a 128 in the near future would quite nice for people interested in the Mac Book Air...

    http://www.electronista.com/articles...gb.ssd.coming/

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    Re: Good news on the SSD front...

    I got a 17" MacBook Pro 8-9 months ago in New Zealand. In that time the same laptop has got better processor/ram etc... and price has dropped NZ$700=US$550... I like the idea of 13" MacBook Air weight. The price of it now with SSD is (my opinion) way sky high. Maybe in a 1-3 years would be interesting to see what it comes down to with SSD. Price drop of SSD of 40-50% a year sounds promising!!!

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    Re: Good news on the SSD front...

    This is my next scratch disk, just waiting for it to get to around $300... Hopefully about the same time CS4 is released with improved scratch disc protocol: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227294
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    Re: Good news on the SSD front...

    I guess this is something I really want because I get excited every time I see an article....

    http://www.appleinsider.com/articles...cbook_air.html

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    Re: Good news on the SSD front...

    These are interesting, but remind me of the 5Meg "external RAM" drive we had to increase the compile times on our XT back in the late 80's - they sure did cut down on the time, but they were fragile. Fast forward twenty years and things are back.

    Question I have is once everyone moves to a solid state primary drive over the next seven yers, what will you back up to? Magnetic spindle, optical, or tape?
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