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Intel unveils next gen SSDs with 6Gbit/sec throughput

Lucas Mearian | Feb. 28, 2011
New 510 SSD series takes advantage of high-speed SATA bus interfaces on new Intel Core platforms

The Intel SSD 510 Series uses the company's 34-nanometer, multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash memory technology.

The product is available now and comes in a 250GB capacity version priced at $584, and a 120GB version at $284, in 1,000-unit quantities. Both products include a limited 3-year warranty.

Intel said the 120GB version is aimed mostly at dual-drive desktops, which allows users to have the operating system and applications boot from the faster SSD while using the HDD for mass data storage.

Intel SSDs can be purchased from a variety of resellers, retailers or Internet e-tailers such as or


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