Though I would not recommend to use SD cards as Solid State driver due to lifespan Indilinx has just introduced its Barefoot solid state drive controller with 90-nanometer process technology. They said it's device has reportedly shown the "fastest read speed (230MB/sec) of all the products currently available in the market and supports the capacity up to 512GB with multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash." Additionally, it plays nice with SATA 2.0 and flash memory from Samsung, Toshiba, Hynix and Intel / Micron. Sadly, mass production isn't scheduled until Q4 of this year, so now you can sit on that vanilla HDD even longer as you wait for the future to arrive. Ugh, what a tease.
Indilinx, a fabless semiconductor company, announced today it has completed the development of IDX22 (Product Name: Barefoot