Featured Articles

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

It appears that Nvidia has been feeling the pulse of the market and took some note from comments regarding the original…

More...
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

Apple is dancing the same dance year after year. It releases the iPhone and two days before they start shipping it…

More...
Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon has just released three new tablets starting with the $99 priced 6-inch Kindle Fire HD6. This is a 6-inch tablet…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 08 September 2008 10:58

Intel to launch two super fast SSDs in Q4

Written by Fuad Abazovic

Image

240MB read / 170MB write


Intel plans to put a lot more attention into the solid state drive market and it plans to bring a few drives to market.


Currently, the company is selling at least five different drives based on Intel's value SSD series, including 2GB, 4GB in Z-P140 variation and 4GB, 8GB and 16GB in Z-P230 PATA SSD variation. The Z-P230 uses the standard 40-pin ZIF connector and has the  same width as an 1.8” mobile HDD, but half the footprint, while Z-P140 is a small form-factor solution with overall BGA Package Envelope: 12x18x1.8mm.

Intel is also selling X25-M and X18-M high-performance solid state drive and both are available in 80GB size. These drives can support 240MB/s read speed and 70MB write speed. X25-M is 2.5-inch SATA drive and in Q4 it will also come as 160GB product, while X18-M is 1.8-inch SATA drive.

The most interesting SKUs are coming in Q4 2008. They will be known as X25-E and there will be two models, both 2.5-inch SATA based. The smaller one will have 32GB while the bigger comes with 64GB storage space. The main feature of these drives is 240MB read / 170MB write speed, which is significantly faster than the current drives on the market. This drive will need on average 2.4W when active or a modest 0.06W when idle, while it will have 2 million Mean Time Between Failures.

This is Intel’s plan for Q3 and Q4 2008 when it comes to solid state drives. 

If you are interested in Intel's SSD, our colleagues from 3Dprofessor did a review of Intel's X25-M and you can read it here.

 

 

Last modified on Monday, 08 September 2008 14:46
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments