No doubt you've been sitting there wondering how a spinning hard drive (HDD) compares to a solid state drive (SSD). Well, wonder no more, just read this article. Not too worry -- it's not too technical, and really quite interesting to compare the two technologies.

Both are amazing devices in their own right, and computers have come a long way in just a few short years. It's amazing that a platter can sit there, spinning at 7200 rpm, and the head can search for and find just the document or picture you were looking for. How do it do that?

Jim Hamm