NAND Flash: A Classic Disruptive Technology

NAND flash is a welcome innovation in the storage market, but most analysis has centered around performance advantages for solid state drives (SSDs). This overlooks the equally or more important fact that NAND flash can be a less expensive solution than a hard disk for certain low-capacity applications. This is the classic hallmark of a disruptive technology.

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Fall 2003 IDF

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Building a Cool and Quiet PC

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What market is the VIA C3 processor targeting? Those who want a quiet, low-power system that doesn’t require a tornado to cool it. What is it good for? John provides some answers…

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Organizing Windows for Performance

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A look at how hard disks and system file configuration affects performance on a Windows system.

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ATA/100 – 5400 RPM vs. 7200 RPM

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Is a newer ATA/100 5400 RPM Hard Drive faster than an older ATA/66 7200 RPM Drive? John takes a look at this question to find out.

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