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PostPosted: Thu Dec 29, 2011 6:30 pm 
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I just like to share my research I 've made the last couple of hours.

I have my Archos 9 for 14 months now and I am quite happy with it. Although I would really like at least a half giga of more RAM and just a tiny bit faster processor, this machine performs pretty well, even with Windows 7 Ultimate's Aero (my most recent re-install).

So the research has to do with the hard disk's replacement, with a faster counterpart. I consider a PATA SSD not an option. Not only because it is more expensive but also because it has less "compatibility".

I stumbled upon to some great compact flash cards, on ebay, with 32GB of capacity (or less, making them even cheaper) and with transfer rates of up to 600X (90 MB/s read, 60 MB/s write MAX).

I 've said about compatibility. First I plan to install a compact flash in my 8 years old laptop with a 2.5 ide to cf adaptor and then when I buy a new one in a couple of months the cf card will be transferred and installed in the Archos9 with a 1.8 ide to cf zif adaptor (the one advertised for ipod video).

And that's why I suggest using a CF, instead of an SSD disk.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:35 am 
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Hi,

I'm just curious, did you ever get around to doing this? Was it hard to install and did it work?

I'm planning to upgrade my HD and I'm looking for a cheap alternative to the PATA ZIF SSD's

Thanks


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