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Memory specialist Crucial has rolled out a small-capacity SSD for folk keen to up the speed of their system without a massive outlay.

The package, dubbed Adrenaline - you can see the kind of audience Crucial is pitching the thing at, can't you? - comprises as 50GB Crucial m4 SSD, Nvelo's Dataplex caching app and all the bits you need to clip the drive into your desktop PC.

Crucial Adrenaline SSD

The m4 in place, Dataplex uses it as a cache for your hard drive, automatically and, Crucial insisted, transparently making sure frequently read bits are copied to the SSD for rapid access.

The caching software is fully automated, runs in the background, and requires no user management, Crucial said.

Adrenaline costs £89 and is available now from Crucial's website. ®

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