For a decade now, one of the biggest factors in choosing a computer has been the choice between traditional hard drive and solid state drive. The former is cheap, bulky and slow. The latter is expensive, light and fast. There has been zero middle ground. You've had to compromise between price and speed. But Intel's hoping to eradicate that compromise with its new Intel Optane Memory. According to Intel, installing this single memory stick in your computer could supercharge even the slowest hard drive and give you the SSD's best feature: Speed.