"NAND flash Solid-State drive (SSD) prices have started tumbling and the industry has started betting on wider adoption. The OEM contract rates are expected to cost less than a dollar per GB by beginning of April, expect industry sources.
With HDD prices still more than double the rates prior to Thailand floods, the gap between mainstream SSD drives and traditional hard drives has narrowed. However, despite hitting an all time low, SSD is about five times as expensive as HDD.
Yet, partners are reporting more sales in February and March, because more enthusiasts are buying SSD drives. “Performance has been the key reason why people are adopting flash drives. Most customers see that despite using the latest processors, and loading their PC with 8 GB RAM, performance expectations are not being matched. They are all buying SSD drives and are not looking back,” said Sharad Gowda, SN Systems, Bengaluru..."
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