Corsair today announced the 256GB Extreme Series SSD, this new model features Samsung MLC NAND flash memory and the Indilinx Barefoot SSD controller with 64MB cache memory. The Corsair X256 promises read speeds of up to 240MB/s and write speeds of up to 170MB/s.
Built using the renowned Indilinx Barefoot controller and Samsung MLC NAND flash memory, the new Corsair Extreme Series X256 SSD combines high-performance with a massive 256GB of storage space, for enthusiasts who don't want to compromise on speed or capacity. The new Corsair Extreme Series X256 joins the existing models, the X32, X64 and X128, and offers read speeds of up to 240MB/s and write speeds of up to 170MB/s. It also features 64MB of cache memory, ensuring stutter-free performance.
All Extreme Series SSDs feature end-user upgradable firmware to allow for new features to be added, such as the upcoming TRIM command for Windows 7 and other operating systems, which maintains optimal performance over time.
You guys can expect a review on the128GB version thus Thursday here at Guru3D.com
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