Hitachi-LG's hybrid Blu-ray/SSD drive gets smaller

Network World :"Hitachi-LG Data Storage has updated its hybrid drive combining a Blu-ray Disc optical drive with a flash memory-based solid-state disc, to give it higher performance and make it a better fit inside laptops.

The drive combines a Blu-ray Disc optical disc drive with flash memory that acts as an SSD. It's targeted at computers where space is at a premium and is designed to supplement a traditional hard-disk drive. In such a configuration the SSD is typically used for the operating system and applications, while other data resides on the hard disk."

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