Someone here posted this before with a simple video on how this new hard drive technology works. It is a reality now and available immediately at some retail stores. Not sure if Newegg has them yet, but they are worth looking into. There are definitely a speed INCREASE for everything that you do including virus scans. Not only is there a speed increase, but you will also get a storage boost with this technology because of the way data are stored. Please read this for more info. This PC World link makes it easy reading for this technology:
Here's some light benchmarks on page two of that link above:
I hope some of you may consider using these new drives and then comment them here on ComputerForums so we can get a general consensus on how reliable they really are.