Seagate’s Momentus XT 500GB Solid State Hybrid Drive is currently being offered for just $69.99 shipped, originally priced at $147.19. It “delivers SSD-like performance with hard drive capacity options by storing most accessed data on 4 GB SLC SSD.” Product page. Continue reading for a video demonstration.
The Seagate Momentus XT drive enables laptop PC users to enjoy solid state-like performance without sacrificing storage capacity and affordability. The Momentus XT solid state hybrid drive utilizes Adaptive Memory technology to dynamically optimize performance by aligning to user needs. This perfect balance of SSD and HDD delivers low heat, noise and vibration, and is available in capacities up to 500GB.