Intel have today announced the launch of its third generation 320 Series SSD drives based on 25-nm NAND flash memory and available in 40, 80, 120, 160, 300 and massive 600GB options.
The new 320 series SSD drives see a large performance increase over their predecessors with Intel more than doubling the sequential write speeds when compared to second-generation SSD drives. With 220 megabytes-per-second (MB/s) sequential writes and 270 MB/s sequential reads.
Intel SSD 320 replaces and develops the already existing technology from Intel’s X25-M SATA SSD. Delivering more performance and unique architected reliability features. The Intel SSD 320 series offers new higher capacity options, while taking advantage of cost benefits from its 25nm process with up to a 30 percent price reduction over the current Intel SSD drives.
According to the issued today, Intel’s third-generation drives will be available in 40GB, 80GB, 120GB, 160GB, 300GB, and 600GB capacities at prices of $89, $159, $209, $289, $529, and $1,069 respectively
You can read all the details of Intel new third-generation 320 series SSD drives in Intel’s official press release.