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Old 04-18-2012, 07:25 PM   #1
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Default Intel Announces SandForce-based 330 Series SSDs

On Monday Intel unveiled its new 330 Series model of SSDs, but not all is as it seems. First, the 330 Series is not actually a replacement for the current 320 Series. Instead, the 330 is intended to act as Intel's new budget friendly model, for reasons we will delve into below. Secondly, unlike the 320 Series the 330 does not use Intel's own G2 controller, but instead houses a SandForce controller. As such, the 330s will offer the expected SATA 6Gb/s interface with the typically fast 550MB/s reads and 520MB/s writes we've come to expect from SF-2281 powered drives, along with 50,000 read and 60,000 write IOPS.

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