Intel's 2014 solid state drive plans revealed in leaked slides

By Shawn Knight ยท 7 replies
Dec 4, 2013
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  1. With one major competitor now out of the game, Intel is gearing up for a serious push in the solid state drive market. According to leaked slides from an Intel roadmap, chipzilla will introduce three new SSD lines during the...

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  2. mctommy

    mctommy TS Addict Posts: 217   +38

    Just wow.
  3. skyczy

    skyczy TS Rookie

    Any idea's how much the higher end drives will cost??

    Yeah, going to start saving for the 2,800 MB/sec and 1,700 MB/sec drive right NOW.
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,726   +3,700

    No clue here, but I wouldn't expect anything less than $2K (possibly more). The market always sets a premium on new tech, and this is Intel we are talking about.
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  5. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,377   +286

    2015, juicy 3GB/s read/write and 2TB+ at affordable prices. Going to be awesome! Il start saving up for a beastly rig. Will about time when my current rig will show its age big time :3 Looks good, can't wait to see what Samsung will bring out.
  6. I imagine some fool will buy the drive and then hook it up to a single Sata port, then wonder why the most he can get out of the drive is 550mb/s.
  7. Steve

    Steve TechSpot Editor Posts: 2,869   +2,037

    Would be even more impressive if they managed to hook a PCIe drive up to a single SATA port!
  8. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,664   +1,949

    I don't believe those PCI SSD-s will fall into the category of accessible, which is a shame, since SATA SSD-s seem more and more like something from the past. I'm using the latest Macbook Pro with PCI SSD that show read/write north of 700MB/s, and not willing to buy anything for the SATA anymore.

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