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Dec 31 2008   10:51PM GMT

Tech Trivia Challenge – solid state drive

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Our Tech Term is solid state drive
An SSD (solid-state drive or solid-state disk) is a storage device that stores persistent data on solid state flash memory.
SSDs actually aren’t hard drives at all, in the traditional sense of the term, as there are no moving parts involved.

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