Flash-based solid-state hard drives are soon going to be the way of the future. They’re faster, and they use less energy. Those are two of the primary ingredients needed in making any computer batter. Flash has been utilized for years in RAM, but it’s only in recent years that a limited number of computer manufacturers have begun to create a hard drive system of flash hard drives.

They require less energy because there’s no disk to spin up within the computer. The elimination of this movable parts that only both the computer because it doesn’t have to spend anything up, but it also helps to keep the computer cooler enabling the other parts of the computer to work more efficiently.

You get a direct boost and you get an indirect boost from using flash drives. You might even call this synergy.

Flash hard drives to represent a new technology and as all new technologies go their prices are much higher. However historically the price of all hard drives always comes down, and this is been true in the flash market relating to ram and portable flash drives.

It will not be long before people adopt more solid-state flash drives and computers take another small quantum leap forward.

Link to PC World – Solid-State Drives Coming on Strong