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Solid-State Drive

Solid-state drive is also known as a solid-state disk or electronic disk. It doen't contain a disk of any kind. They have no moving mechanical compontents.

They are a data storage device, which use integrated circuit assemblies as a memory to store data persistently. They also use electonic interfaces which are compatable with typical block input/output hard disk drives.

Even though the price is declining, they are quite expensive.