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Old February 18, 2010, 05:11 PM
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Its a Sandforce controller based SSD (the SF1200 IIRC). Sandforce is doing things differently than Indi/Intel/Samsung/Toshiba/etc and going for nice "round" numbers. It still has 128GB of NAND onboard it but the extra room should help a lot with wear leveling. Even without the compression they are going to do (reported to be in the 0.5 - 0.6x write size) this means that this SSD is going to be much more gentle on its cells and last even longer than a OCZ Vertex 120GB which "only" has 8GB set aside. Things get even better with the 200GB as that one in theory will have 56GB set aside for wear leveling!
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