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Start-up, Boot-up has the potential to greatly contribute to a start-up's success.
5-inch notebook drive that combines disc storage with flash memory to deliver ultra power efficiency, faster boot-ups and greater reliability for the exploding laptop PC market, has won the prestigious 2008 PC World 25 Most Innovative Products Award.
Faster boot-up -- Once a notebook is turned on, a traditional hard drive's platters must spin up before boot-up can begin.
Faster boot-up and resume - Once a notebook is powered up, the hard drive's platters must spin up before boot-up can begin.