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Hitachi-LG HyDrive merges optical drives with SSDs

05/31, 10:55am

Hitachi-LG HyDrive

Hitachi-LG started its week at Computex with its unusual HyDrive. The storage combines a thin, slot-loading Blu-ray combo drive with a 32GB or 64GB solid-state drive. Its creator sees it as a way of creating netbooks, tablets and ultraportables that can fit an optical drive without needing a second drive bay.

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