Intel SSD 310 80 GB: Little Notebooks Get Big Storage Flexibility

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Just the act of copying 25GB over to a netbook would drive me crazy. Even if you could tell the difference between 25GB and a 2GB "practical" encoding on a home theater screen, you'd never be able to see that difference on a netbook LCD. I have only 16GB of free space on my SSD, and it has been more than enough to store 30 hours of video and 100 hours of audio. I would never waste 25GB on 2 hours of video, but even if I did I would just run a batch recode the night before I go.
 

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There are four possible storage configurations that you should keep in mind with an mSATA drive.

1. SSD + HDD: OS on SSD, programs installed on HDD
2. HDD + SSD: OS on HDD, programs installed on SSD
3. SSD: OS and applications installed to SSD
4. HDD: OS and applications installed on HDD
With 1. why would I need to install programs on a HDD? Windows 7 x64 is under 15 GB, I believe, so there's plenty of room for other programs.
It should be more like:
1. SSD + HDD: OS and programs installed on SSD, media and disk images on HDD
 

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[citation][nom]Travis Beane[/nom]My Steam folder alone is 437GB. I have another 100GB+ on non steam games also. Then add my OS and etc.I currently enjoy the faster speeds of 4x500 RAID 0 with the OS on a 1TB. I would actually be running 8x500GB RAID 0 if my case was large enough, and my graphics card weren't so large (blocks 2 slots).How does Toms feel about doing a showdown between $500 of modern HDD vs $500 of modern SSD? With and without a dedicated controller.[/citation]

Travis gets my vote as the first real man here 4xRaid0. Im falling asleep over you trying to put everything on a single 30 or 60G SSD.
 

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Question, Where can we get an mSata interposer card or an adapter for this device. I mean its great to have it in your laptop, but what if you want to interface it with your desktop. Did anyone make a retail adapter when Toshiba and Samsung where using this format? I have done some searches, but searching msata brings up a smaller more compact 1.8" sata standard. Not the 52 pin receptacle needed by this device, http://download.intel.com/design/flash/nand/324042.pdf (see page 11)

I know Lenovo is bringing out lots of laptops that will support this, but does anyone know if the new Thinkpad X120e will support this? I guess I'll find out, but I would like to hedge my bet with the adapter, that way I can at least use the device for something if it is incompatible. Thanks
 
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