The development of solid-state disks is cracking along so briskly it's almost pointless keeping track of all the latest and greatest claims, so bear that in mind when Toshiba talks of its "industry-leading" 256GB SSD.
There's no surprise that the 256GB SSD is a 2.5-inch drive with a 3Gbit/s SATA interface. Read and write speeds run up to 120MB/s and 70MB/s respectively, which is pretty much par for the course.
Due next year
Toshiba also has a handful of new flash modules from 8GB to 32GB intended for use in simple netbook PCs, but there are no amazing claims for those, so we'll let them slide.
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We're told that samples of all the new products are available now and that mass production will start in October, so expect to see the big SSD turn up as a BTO option early next year.