Macro-economic consequences of Moore's law?

By: Ricardo B (ricardo.b.delete@this.xxxxx.xx), April 19, 2017 6:31 pm
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Dude,
you really should stop ranting about power distribution because, frankly, you're clueless.
Or a lot of stuff.

First, your typical 2.5" SATA SSD consumes as much/less power than 5200 rpm HDD, 700-800 mA @ 5V.
So, no problem with replacing 5400 rpm HDD with SSD.

Second, I see no complaints about people not being able to upgrade their HDD (really, who does that) because their laptop cannot power it.

Third, powering a 7200 HDD is not difficult.
Existing 7200 2.5" HDD consume only 1100 mA @ 5V.
Even an USB 2.0 port can provide 2000 mA @ 5V.


Anyway, cheap (and not so cheap) laptops have 5400 rpm 2.5" drives because they want to maximize storage space and minimize cost.
It's quite obvious they think most buyers are not ready to pay more for a 256 GB SSD than for a 1 TB HDD.
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