Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T21 Notebook ?

A Non Disk Hard Drive "?"

\015 Is there a IDE Non Disk Hard Drive? A Hard Drive that doesn't have a disk spinning and runs like a Memory card, so I don't have to worry about the Hard Drive ever failing when the laptop maybe droped or old of age.\015

Answers :

Yes there are solid state hard drives available but they are not cheap and at present they cannot match the capacities available in the standard hard drives.
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\015\012As prices continue to drop, however, flash-based SSDs (solid-state drives) have become viable options for handling primary storage requirements. Moreover, today's roomiest SSDs have 32GB of memory, enough to do more than satisfy basic storage needs - making them competitive with 1.8in hard-disk drives, which range in capacity from 30GB to 80GB.
\015\012These SSDs, available from companies such as Samsung and SanDisk, are lightweight (the SanDisk UATA 5000, for example, weighs 59g) and can be found in the US in laptops from Dell, Fujitsu and Toshiba.
\015\012Are they worth the extra cost? In spite of price drops, SSDs cost £200 to £250 more than ordinary hard drives of the same capacity. To justify the price difference, SSD laptops must demonstrate significant performance benefits over notebooks equipped with standard hard drives.
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