Intel has introduced its latest solid-state drive (SSD), the Intel® SSD 510 Series with 6Gbps SATA interface. The Intel SSD 510 is ideal for gamers, media creators or performance-intensive workstations.
The Intel® SSD 510 is the next in a series of SSDs to be introduced in 2011. Intel SSDs are No. 1 in the channel and can be purchased from a variety of resellers, retailers or Internet e-tailers such as Newegg.com or Amazon.com. For more information go to www.intel.com/go/ssd.
This photo shows the flash memory inside the Intel® SSD 510. Based on 34-nm NAND flash memory, the Intel SSD 510 Series delivers best-in-class sequential performance of up to 500MB/s sequential read speeds and 315 MB/s writes for its high-capacity model. The product is available now and comes in a 250GB capacity priced at $584 and a 120GB at $284, for 1,000 unit quantities.
Intel 34nm X25-M Mainstream SATA Solid-State Drives
Following the introduction of Microsoft* Windows* 7, Intel has announced the Intel® Solid-State Drive (SSD) Toolbox with Intel® SSD Optimizer and firmware update for its 34nm Intel® X25-M SATA SSDs. The Intel SSD Optimizer will support the Microsoft Windows 7 ATA Data Set Management Command (known as "Trim") and make those enhancements available to Microsoft Windows* XP and Vista* users.
The Intel® X25-V Value SATA Solid-State Drive (SSD) is targeted for value netbooks, dual-drive desktop PCs as a "boot drive" and advanced RAID 0 configurations to boost system and gaming performance. The 40GB SSD retails for $125.
The 40GB Intel® X25-V Value SATA Solid-State Drive (SSD) is aimed for value netbooks and dual-drive desktop PCs as a "boot drive" to accelerate start up times, the opening of files and overall system performance. It retails for $125.
The Intel® X25-E Extreme SATA Solid-State Drive is a 2.5-inch drive based on single level cell (SLC) NAND flash memory that will be targeted for enterprise applications such as servers and workstations. It is designed to replace traditional hard drives and lowers overall infrastructure costs by reducing cooling, space and maintenance costs.
Intel Corporation today announced the availability of the Intel® Solid-State Drive (SSD) Toolbox, with Intel® SSD Optimizer and firmware update, for its 34nm Intel® X25-M Mainstream SATA SSDs. The latest tools feature an easy-to-use graphical user interface to help better manage and retain the out-of-box performance of Intel SSDs.