| ||Thread Tools|
|3rd October 2011, 12:57||#1|
Join Date: May 2002
Intel SSD 710 (200GB) Review
When Intel entered the SSD market one of its declared goals was to bring the technology into the mainstream. The goal was so important to Intel that its consumer drive was branded X25-M, with the M standing for mainstream. Intel's desire for SSD ubiquity wasn't entirely altruistic however. Mechanical storage acted as a potential gate to increasing CPU performance. Eventually, without significant improvements in IO performance, CPU improvements would be less visible to most users. SSDs would help alleviate this bottleneck.
It wouldn't be untrue to say that Intel accomplished its mission. The client SSD market was in a state of disarray before Intel arrived on the scene. Although we still have problems today, there are a number of affordable options for end users and lots of competition. Samsung, Marvell, Indilinx, JMicron and even SanDisk are now vying for control of the market.
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|RunCore Pro-V 200GB SSD||jmke||WebNews||0||28th July 2010 10:00|
|Seagate Momentus 7200.2 200GB 2.5" Hard Drive Review||Sidney||WebNews||0||3rd January 2008 01:25|
|TDK Promotes 200GB Blu-Ray Discs Again||jmke||WebNews||0||9th January 2007 19:42|
|TDK Develops 200GB Blu-Ray Disc||jmke||WebNews||0||12th April 2006 17:21|
|WD 200GB bad sectors?||Sharpside||Hardware/Software Problems, Bugs||2||2nd October 2005 15:26|
|Win a 200gb SATA Drive||Sidney||WebNews||0||26th June 2005 06:18|
|200GB sata WD||kr15t0f||Mad Bargains||2||20th September 2004 12:45|
|Seagate 200GB Push Button External Hard Drive Review||Sidney||WebNews||0||12th July 2004 15:26|
|Inkoopactie WD 200GB 8MB UATA100||Maffia||Mad Bargains||11||21st January 2003 22:00|