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Solid State Drive


Solid state drives (SSD) are memory drives for computers that serve the same function as hard drives—reading, writing, and storing data—but unlike hard drives, have no moving parts. Because they don’t have to spin platters to start up, or rely upon a moving drive head to retrieve information, SSDs are faster than traditional hard drives and consume less power.

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http://www.techterms.com/definition/ssd http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spin-up http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solid-state_drive

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