Corsair Storage Solutions P256 SSD announced

Brenda Barron - May 11, 2009
Corsair Storage Solutions P256 SSD announced

Corsair announced their Storage Solutions P256 today, a 256GB solid-state drive that’s meant to offer high performance and capacity combined in one unit, so you have other options besides a traditional hard drive for your PC.

The P256 contains a Samsung MLC flash memory, a Samsung Controller IC and 128MB of cache memory plus Native Command Queuing for top-notch performance at serious speeds. It’s capable of read/write speeds of 220MB/sec and 200MB/sec.

Opting for the P256 will supposedly improve startup, shutdown and loading speeds for games and applications. It is also able to offer 25% longer battery for most notebooks. Most importantly, the capacity is large enough to accommodate those that want ample storage space, not just speed. You can get the Corsair Storage Solutions P256 256GB Solid-State Drive now for $329.99.

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