Thursday, July 31, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Toshiba, Samsung Vie For 48-layer 3-D NAND Chips
Sony Reports First Quarter Profit
Samsung Launches First Flexible TV
Panasonic and Tesla Sign Agreement for the Gigafactory
Nokia Networks to buy Part of Panasonic's Wireless Network Business
Samsung Q3 Sales and Profits Down despite Galaxy S5 launch
Apple May lay Off People at Beats: report
Japanese Giants Form JOLED Company To Compete With LG, Samsung
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > PC Parts > Intel's...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Intel's SSD 710 and 720 Series Specifications Leak


Intel's Solid-State Drive (SSD) roadmap for 2011 includes five new SSDs and the specifications of the 700 Series of SSDs have already appeared online.

According to an Intel SSD roadmap for 2011, Intel plans to release a PCIe-based 400GB/200GB single-level cell (34nm SLC) solid state drive with PCIe 6GB/s interfaces as part of the new "Ramsdale" SSD 720 Series. The company will also ship a new "Lyndonville" SSD 710 series that uses 25nm MLC-HET memory and have a SATA 3Gb/s interface.

The German site ComputerBase.de today posted some more details on the new SSDs:

Intel SSD 700 Series
Series 710 720
Codename Lyndonville Ramsdale
Capacities (GB) 100/200/300 200/400
NAND type 25nm MLC-HET 34nm SLC
Cache (DRAM) 64MB 512MB
Interface SATA 3Gb/s PCIe 2.0
Read speed  270MB/s 2200MB/s
Write speed 210MB/s 1800MB/s
4KB read 35 000 IOPs 180 000 IOPs
4KB write 3 300 IOPs 56 000 IOPs
Power (active/standby) 4W/0.095W 25W/8W
Security AES-128 encryption AES-256 encryption
Endurance (TB)

100GB: 500/900 (20% OP)

200GB: 1000/1300 (20% OP)

200GB: 18000

400GB:36000

Reliability (MTBF-hours) 2.0 million  
Data path protection LBA tag checking End to end data protection


Compared to the company's 320 Series of SSDs, the 710 Series seems to be not very different in terms of specifications, but the latter features MLC-HET NANDs, which generally offers more write cycles per cell so longetivity is increased.

The 720 Series will be Intel's first PCIe SSD designed for for enterprise use. The new series is exected to compete with OCZ's PCIe SSD offerings.

Intel's 2011 SSD roadmap also includes the 520 Series (Cherryville"), which will be available in capacities of 480G/240G/120G (25nm MLC) and will come with a 6Gb/s interface.

Intel also expects to release a lower-capacity drive called Paint Creek in the fourth quarter, which with only 40GB and 80GB models (25nm MLC, mSATA 3Gb/s).

Intel's roadmap also includes the "Larsen Creek" SSDs, which will most probably built for caching data from existing HDDs. It's slated to come in both 2.5-inch SATA and mSATA configurations in Q3 and uses SLC NAND. In combination with its the Z68 chipset these new SSDs could be used as performance-boosting cache in combination with a standard hard disk drive (HDD). The SSD would act as a cache, increasing performance for operations such as OS and application load times.


Previous
Next
Microsoft Embraces GPUs Computing        All News        Wii U Won't Play DVDs Or Blu-ray Discs
Rambus Develops Clocking Technology for Power Reduction in High-Speed Interfaces     PC Parts News      Elpida Develops 2-gigabit DDR2 Mobile RAM Using High-k Metal Gate Technology

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Lite-On To Showcase New Enterprise Storage Solutions
New Ultrastar SAS Solid-state Drives Offer Up To 1.6TB Capacities
SSD Prices To Remain Stable Next Year
New Intel Solid-State Drive Pro 2500 Series Packs SK Hynix Flash And Brings Trusted Security Features
Kingston V310 SSD 960GB Released
New Intel Haswell CPUs Released
Freecom Launches New External SSDs
Intel to $60 Ship Galileo Gen2 Computer Next Month
Intel Reports Second-Quarter Revenue of $13.8 billion
Intel Chipsets To Support PCIe 3.0
Intel To Manufacture Future Panasonic SoCs Using Intel's 14nm Low-Power Process
Marvell and Taiwanese Makers To Benefit From Recent SSD Controller IC Industry Restructure

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .