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Toshiba president: 25% of all laptops will have solid state drives by 2011

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Toshiba president: 25% of all laptops will have solid state drives by 2011

Seoul (South Korea) – Toshiba Semiconductor President Shozo Saito predicted that all laptops will be using solid state drives by 2011, reports Tech On. He noted this in a speech at a seminar hosted by IDEMA Japan.

Currently,
the MacBook Air is available with a 64GB solid state drive (SSD), but
it costs a whopping 3,000 bucks. But this price-capacity ratio will
change if Saito’s predictions are on target. He forecasts that the NAND
flash memory market will expand 133 percent on average every year from
2006 through 2010

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