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To: jmiller099 who wrote (2052)5/28/2019 11:19:45 PM
From: Elroy  Respond to of 2193
 
Ok, I don't really know much about the product line.

Isn't every USB stick sort of a small USB - SSD product?

I guess SIMO's new chip is designed for larger and more professionally oriented USB SSD products as you describe.

I've got 3 or 4 external 500GB or 750GB hard drives around the house. I guess they have disk drives inside. In theory this new SIMO product would allow the same file storage function, in a USB-sized format, and with NAND rather than a disk drive, I guess that's the pitch.

And I guess my external 500GB drive has a SATA-3 to USB connection between the drive and the USB port, and the SIMO product would make those SATA-3 cables/tech unnecessary, saving costs.

Fair enough.