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Reading data off of mechanical hard disks is an expensive operation since it is, well, a mechanical process that involves a very large number of seeks to gather data into a useful (contiguous) form.
Here, we meet Architect Ruston Panabaker who is on a team of talented hardware-oriented folks that have built native support into Windows Vista for hybrid hard drives. Hybrid hard drive? What's that? Tune in and learn. You'll also get to see how great Windows Vista can perform on a machine with one of these new types of hard drives. Most cool.
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