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Laser Heat Used to Make HDD Write Transfers Faster

Researchers have discovered that recording data on a HDD platter using a quick laser burst is much faster than the traditional use of a magnetic field.

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  1. So this new technology would better SSD?
  2. tobensgSo this new technology would better SSD?


    My thoughts exactly, wasn't much of a conclusion. I can only imagine it gives a marginal, maybe 50% boost at best to speeds as it is still limited by a fragmenting spinning disk. I'm sure well before these drives become available, SSDs will be more feasible.
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