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Thursday, 15 September 2011 11:22

Intel releases 710 SSD

Written by Nick Farell
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Replacement for enterprise server hard-drives
Intel has announced a new range of 710 series solid-state drives, and has targeted them as a replacement to hard drives in enterprise servers.

The 100-300 GB capacity drives replace the previous X25-E SSDs, which were also targeted at enterprises. However they have 30 times more endurance which has been one of the factors that has slowed the replacement of harddrives with SSDs.

That and price. These drives have prices starting at$649 for the 100GB version to $1,929 for the 300GB drive.

The drives are multilevel cell SSDs, which store bits of data at multiple levels in each cell. Intel insists that they also provide the endurance of typical single-level cell SSDs, where a bit of data is stored per cell. SLCs are considered faster and more reliable than MLCs.

The Intel SSD 710 includes a technology called High Endurance technology, which combines firmware enhancements, management features and algorithms to reduce data errors.


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+1 #1 milkod2001 2011-09-15 13:18
these drives are actually based on MLC NOT SLC NAND.more read on:

http://semiaccurate.com/2011/09/14/intel-launches-mlc-ssds-for-the-data-center/

even they are targeted at enterprises, $649 for the 100GB is way too much
 
 
0 #2 yourma2000 2011-09-15 13:33
I'd rather put faith in SLC and wait for that to come down in price instead of MLC, regardless of the cost disadvantages. Even though MLC provides double the capacity I don't think it's worth the 10x less reliability and you hear all the stories and reviews about how they fail several months in and hear those people complaining about how they've had 3 in 6 months. MLC in formats such as USB, SD cards and MP3/MP4 players is perfectly fine as the don't see as many rewrites as a Desktop SSD. As far as storage goes for me I'm more concerned about all my music and documents.
 

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