View Full Version : Intel begins shipping enterprise solid-state drive

Dalo Harkin
22-10-2008, 09:36 AM
Not long after releasing the X18-M and X25-M (http://www.techspot.com/news/31538-intel-begins-shipping-x18-and-x25-ssds.html) solid state drive for general consumers, Intel has begun shipping the 32GB enterprise-class X25-E Extreme variant, which promises increased server and workstation performance by 100 times (http://www.intel.com/pressroom/archive/releases/20081015comp.htm?iid=pr1_releasepri_20081015m) compared to traditional hard disk drives.

The new drive features Intelís 50nm single-level cell NAND flash memory technology, which delivers 35,000 read input/output operations per second and 3,300 write IOPS. In addition to much higher performance, the X25-E Extreme is also said to lower energy costs by five times Ė active power draw is 2.4 watts, and manages to achieve up to 250MB/s sequential read speeds and up to 170 MB/s sequential write speeds.

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