Solid State Drives (SSDs) have a lot to offer the mobile photographer: they're fast, quiet, use less power, generate less heat and are far less susceptible to failure when bumped or dropped than the hard drives they're meant to replace. As the first generation of SSDs emerge, we take a brief look at one of them - a Crucial 32GB model from Lexar - to see how its performance stacks up against the hard drives in the computers we use everyday.

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