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Ultra-fast 256GB Corsair SSD due out soon

updated 01:35 pm EDT, Wed April 8, 2009

Fast Corsair SSD coming

Corsair is set to release an ultra-fast 256GB solid state drive, according to a Tuesday HotHardWare report. The move would effectively double the company's current number of SSD offerings and would share Samsung technology. The new SSD has a new controller, however, and and integrated 64MB of cache that improves performance significantly. When the new SSD arrives in stores, it is likely to be called P256, and will sport a SATA 3.0Gbps interface and be housed in a heavy-duty aluminum enclosure.

Double-stacked MLC flash memory chips from Samsung are used in the drive. According to some benchmark testing from HotHardWare, the drive has average read speeds of just over 200Mbps, while average write speed performance was 169.1Mbps at 0.1ms random access times and burst speeds as high as 248.2Mbps.

While no release date has been given, the Corsair P256 is expected to cost $749.











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  1. Lazarus

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    Megabytes or Megabits

    Please check the specs. Is the average read speed really 200 Mbps as in megabits per second or should it be MBps as in megabytes per second?

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