Its Windows Vistas fault that solid-state storage isnt performing as well as its proponents predicted. So said SanDisk CEO Eli Harari, but at least he didnt go as far as saying its Microsofts problem to fix. SSDs are viewed as the heir apparent to the hard disk, particularly for laptops and other mobile computers. SSDs are way more shock-resistant and consume less power. Theoretically, they should deliver better performance.
Alas, many tests reveal that they dont. SSD "performance in the Vista environment falls short of what the market really needs", admitted Harari at the companys earnings conference this week.
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