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Corsair intros new 256GB SSD

By Matthew
Aug 25, 2009
  1. Corsair has introduced a new Extreme Series X256 SSD to its ever-expanding solid-state drive offering. As its name indicates, the Extreme Series X256 SSD packs a capacious 256GB of storage. It houses an Indilinx Barefoot controller, Samsung flash memory, and a 64MB cache. Corsair claims the drive is capable of reaching speeds of 240MB/s read and 170MB/s write. By comparison, Corsair's 256GB P Series, which uses a Samsung controller, claims a 220MB/s read and 200MB/s write speed.

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  2. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,547   +591

    Geez...$700 for a 256GB drive. Is anyone really buying these things yet?
     
  3. Ha Ha, what a joke! why don't they just make it a even $1000.00?
     
  4. Wow, new technology so let's ream the consumer for all we can get. This is a joke at that price.
     
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