Intel's SSD firmware brings speed boost, mass death (again)

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Intel’s new firmware and toolkit for its new X25 line of solid state disks (SSDs) delivered a massive improvement in their already blisteringly fast performance this week, with increased write speed and a near-elimination of usage-induced performance degradation.
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Link: http://arstechnica.com/hardware/news/2009/10/intels-black-box-40-performance-increase-mass-ssd-death.ars

:cool::cool:


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Intel bricking drives with an official firmware update. :smiley:
Don’t they ever learn?

That story also claims that the series of SSD is now faster but this only applies to the 160GB version and it is still some way behind the competition from Indilinx and Samsung.