Intel 310 Solid-State Drive Blows Full SSD Performance
- New Intel SSD 310 Series delivers Intel X25-class performance, but in 1/8
- Ultra-compact SSD enables the accelerated performance of an SSD with higher-capacity HDDs for dual-drive notebooks.
- Intel SSD 310 is ideal for tablets, rugged, low-power military or industrial embedded apps, and was selected by DRS Technologies for its upcoming ARMOR™ tablet PC.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 29, 2010 – Intel Corporation announced today the Intel® Solid-State Drive (Intel® SSD) 310 Series, an ultra-small solid-state drive (SSD) that delivers Intel® X25-class award-winning SSD performance, but in one-eighth the size. Measuring 51mm-by-30mm and only 5mm thick, the Intel SSD 310 is a fast, ultra-compact SSD that brings flexibility, ruggedness and scalability to innovative form factors and devices. It can enable highly responsive dual-drive notebooks, innovative single-drive tablets and low-power, rugged embedded industrial or military applications. When paired with a high-capacity hard disk drive (HDD) in a dual-drive system, the Intel SSD 310 can improve overall PC system performance by up to 60 percent.1
Lenovo Chooses Intel® 310 SSD Series for Next-Generation ThinkPads
Ultra-small Intel® SSD 310 Series — The new Intel SSD 310 Series delivers Intel X25-class performance, but in 1/8th the size. The ultra-compact SSD enables accelerated performance in dual-drive notebooks, innovative single-drive tablets or low-power, rugged embedded industrial or military applications
Intel® SSD 310 Series is ultra-small, compact — Measuring 51mm-by-30mm and only 5mm thick, the Intel SSD 310 is a fast, ultra-compact SSD that brings flexibility, ruggedness and scalability to innovative form factors and devices. It weighs just 10 grams and ships in an m-SATA form factor in 40-gigabyte (GB) and 80GB capacities.
Intel® SSD 310 Series faster and more rugged than an HDD — A solid-state drive uses no moving parts, and thus is more durable and reliable than a mechanical HDD, while using less power and providing better system responsiveness. Compared to an HDD, the Intel SSD 310 is smaller and provides up to 60 percent faster system responsiveness than a 5400RPM HDD.1
1 Based on Intel research and benchmarking utilizing PCMark Vantage on a Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 and 5400RPM HDD.