Intel Boosts SSD Market with “320 Series” Third Generation Solid-State Drives
Intel today has announced immediate availability of its third generation Solid-State Drives 320 Series, relying on its 25-nanometer NAND flash memory, delivering higher performance and increased reliability features, although being offered at 30% price reduction over its previous generation.
Intel is targeting users looking for a substantial performance boost over old-fashioned hard disk drives, with a performance gain, according to Intel, up to 66% gain in overall system responsiveness.
The new Intel SSD 320 Series is available in 40GB, 80GB, 120GB, 160GB and new higher capacity 300GB and 600GB versions, with a 3gbps SATA II interface.
On 1,000 unit quantities. prices are as follows:
- 40GB at 90 USD;
- 80GB at160 USD;
- 120GB at 210 USD;
- 160GB at 290 USD;
- 300GB at 530 USD and 600GB at 1,069 USD.
All models will include a limited 3-year warranty.