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wow, you'd be better off getting 64 1GB's for $3200.

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Whoa, expensive!

 

Nice to know that they do exist though.

 

Now we're just waiting for them to come down to prices affordable for us mortals.

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Those prices are unbelievable! Solid state memory is expensive. However, the prices will one day drop and solid state memory will be common place. That's problably when I'm 75. Out of interest for me would be a flash drive that you can boot your own os and use portable apps with, 4GB I'd be happy.

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flash drive that you can boot your own os and use portable apps with, 4GB I'd be happy.

 

seen 2GB already, and you can boot up to linux with a 256MB flash.

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I know they last longer then hard drives but... I can get a 250 gb hard drive(internal) for about $80 off newegg right now.(I know because I just bought one. :P)

 

For 2000-5000 dollars I would rather get a whole computer or another plasma tv. :P

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I can get a 250 gb hard drive(internal) for about $80 off newegg right now

 

wow, at best buy thatd be about $175, and i almost bought one! :lol:

i forgot even to check on newegg.

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seen 2GB already, and you can boot up to linux with a 256MB flash.

I've seen them 4gb too, if I recall correctly.

And you can boot Linux on 1mb too. :D

Shouldn't expect too much though, no graphical user interface, etc.

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seen 2GB already, and you can boot up to linux with a 256MB flash.

Bought a 2 gig last week for $59.

 

Trying to boot my thinned out XP off it as a learning experience.

 

Um,let's just say I ain't learnt much as yet. :rolleyes:

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its actually possible to boot XP off of it and i knew of a site that explained how to do it, it worked for me.

now all i gotta do is find that site!

where did you get a 2GB for $59?

the cheapest i could find is 3 1GB for $160. :(

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Over at my local pc shop.May be a bit far for some of you fellas to travel though. :)

 

My PC store

 

TheFiresInTheSky,was it worth the effort getting XP to run off the flash.

 

Any speed improvements or other benefits such as noise reduction?

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wow, at best buy thatd be about $175, and i almost bought one! :lol:

i forgot even to check on newegg.

 

Staples is almost or just as bad, you can typically find allot of PC stuff cheaper online, and even with shipping and handling you'll still save allot of money. Gone are the days of shopping in my community to keep money in it when the prices are so vastly and drastically different.

 

Now I wonder how much difference in price it would be to buy a new car online?

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Bought a 2 gig last week for $59.

 

Trying to boot my thinned out XP off it as a learning experience.

 

Um,let's just say I ain't learnt much as yet. :rolleyes:

 

You might be interested in trying out Linux on the USB flash memory.

Perhaps Damn Small Linux or Puppy Linux. :)

I am not sure it's possible to use Windows on a USB flash memory. :unsure:

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seen 2GB already, and you can boot up to linux with a 256MB flash.

 

 

8GB flash drive for $148 US.

 

Newegg

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