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Sam_Reynolds June 15, 2011 07:45 AM

Details About Intel's 710 and 720 SSD Series Emerge
Details have emerged about the performance of Intel's new SSD series codenamed Lyndonville (710) and Ramsdale (720). The 710 drives will be able to achieve read/write speeds of 270MB/s and 210MB/s respectively, with Intel rating their 4K random read and write performance at 36K/2.4K IOPS. The 710 series, entering production in July, will feature ... [ Read full article ]

fishingfanatic June 15, 2011 09:10 AM

Press Release & Tech News
Don't know much about SSDs but isn't that speed a bit slow? Perhaps it's meant 4 a lower cost market? The reviews r what I'm looking 4. I imagine AkG will put these puppies through their paces soon


astro_man June 16, 2011 11:09 AM

From Anandtech:
"I want to start off by saying that these SSDs are aimed at enterprise use. If you want an SSD for your gaming rig, you should look at our mid-range SSD roundup for example. "

tabasko June 16, 2011 11:10 AM

The problem with that article is that the picture is not sized properly and you lose the last column which is the 720. If you look at other sources you can see that the 720 has up to 2200/1800 read/write

lowfat June 16, 2011 11:20 AM

Really hoping the 720 is somewhat reasonably priced (~$1500 or less). Chances are it won't be though.

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