Micron Technology has updated its RealSSD C400 series of solid-state drives for small mSATA packages.
Basically, Micron is delivering the same performance of previous C400 products but in a 1.2 x 2.0 inch (3cm x 5cm) mSATA size -- the size typically used in thin laptops.
SSDs are faster than the standard spinning hard disk drives found in mainstream laptops (and often a lot faster).
The higher-capacity Micron models deliver the best performance. For example, the 256GB version has a read rate of 500 megabytes per second (MB/s) and write speed of 260 MB/s. The smaller-capacity … Read more