Samsung hybrid the beginning of the end for regular hard drives?

It’s official: the first hybrid hard drive, optimized for Vista, featuring flash memory and traditional magnetic storage has been unveiled by Samsung, shipped to ‘select OEM customers’ and will soon be available to buy from store shelves.

Samsung’s new hybrid hard drives don’t mix electricity with gas – those are hybrid vehicles. No, Samsung’s hybrids mix flash technology with regular magnetic hard disk drives, are specially optimized for Windows Vista, and their new models will ‘soon’ be on store shelves for consumers to buy.

The drives themselves were meant to launch with Vista, and while they are about a month late, they have still arrived in ‘the first quarter of 2007’, which is what Samsung promised.
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