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|06-15-2006, 08:57 PM||#1|
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OCZ 1GB Mini-Kart USB Thumb Drive
As flash memory becomes a more mature technology we see physical sizes going down while capacities go up. Today we take a look at a product that takes the reduced physical size to the extreme and find out at what premium does this reduced size come.
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|06-16-2006, 01:21 PM||#2|
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Wow that's small! I would just be so worried about breaking it... but still 1gb in something that small is not something you can laugh at.
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|06-16-2006, 01:23 PM||#3|
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The 1 gig model is the mid-range. It comes in 2 gigs and 512mb.
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|05-17-2007, 06:44 PM||#5|
error! error! error!
"57.5ms ... roughly half a second" More like, roughly half of a tenth of a second. It takes 1000 milliseconds to make a second, not 100.
Nice review though.
|05-18-2007, 10:12 AM||#6|
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I remember getting a computer with a 1.6 gig hard drive, thinking I'd never fill that up........And now we have a small chip to replace that old drive.
I have an XD card in my camera with 1 gig storage.
So technology marches forward.
I have read about fluid technology where mechanical drives for storage were going to be antique.
There seems to be a two to three year jump in technology, making what we have outdated too soon.
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