Seagate’s Laptop Thin 500GB Solid State Hybrid Drive is currently being offered at only $83.57 shipped, originally priced at $129.99. Now, with a Seagate Laptop Thin Solid State Hybrid Drive (SSHD), you can experience the performance of a solid state drive in your thin and light laptop for a fraction of the cost. Product page. Continue reading for a video showing just how quick a laptop boots up with this drive installed, compared to a traditional 5400RPM HDD.

Notable features:

  • Solid state hybrid drive delivers SSD-like performance with hard drive capacity options.
  • Adaptive Memory technology customizes performance by aligning to user needs for overall improved system response.
  • 80 percent faster performance than traditional 5400-RPM drives in PCMark Vantage benchmark scores.

[via Amazon]