The newest solid-state drives are just starting to hit retail. But would you buy one?
Solid-state drives are attractive because they're generally faster than hard-disk drives, particularly at reading data--generally something PC users spend most of their time doing.
But price is still an obstacle, especially to the frugal consumer.
OCZ Vertex SSD drives start at $129 for a 30GB SSD. Other capacities include a 120GB drive for $469 and a 250GB SSD for $869. … Read more