Intel announces 510 ssd's Tags: SSD Intel Storage Last response: March 1, 2011 8:30 PM in Storage Share JohnnyLucky a b å Intel a c 232 G Storage February 28, 2011 3:01:17 PM UPDATE - Intel issued an official press release this morning announcing their 510 Series ssd's: http://newsroom.intel.com/community/intel_newsroom/blog... Crank up the sound and watch the three Intel promo videos! Hot Hardware published specifications for the new ssd's: http://hothardware.com/News/Intel-Announces-SSD-510-Ser... More about : intel announces 510 ssd tecmo34 a b å Intel a c 142 G Storage February 28, 2011 3:32:21 PM Thanks for sharing JohnnyLucky!! Now we need the benchmarks, specially compared against the Vertex 3, C300 and C400 (when released ) JohnnyLucky a b å Intel a c 232 G Storage February 28, 2011 3:35:16 PM With a little luck there might be 3 technical reviews published tomorrow. Hot Hardware stated they have not yet received a 510 for review. Related resources Any New Intel SSD Coming Out This Year? Or Should I get a Intel 510 - Forum Intel 's 510 Series. - Forum The 3-way foot race: Vertex3 / Intel 510 / Crucial M4 - Forum Advice - Intel 510 , Vortex 3, other? - Forum Intel 510 vs. Intel 320 SSD - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer JohnnyLucky a b å Intel a c 232 G Storage March 1, 2011 12:11:30 AM Found this over in several mainstream web sites a little while ago: "The 510 SSDs are available in 120GB capacities at $284 each (price per 1,000 units) and in 250GB versions ($584 each per 1,000 units)." If that wholesale price is correct, then the retail price will be higher. JohnnyLucky a b å Intel a c 232 G Storage March 1, 2011 7:19:13 PM I read two technical reviews today. I also visted a couple of forums. Lots of disappointment with the performance and prices of the 510's. tecmo34 a b å Intel a c 142 G Storage March 1, 2011 8:25:04 PM Here is the reviews I saw... http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=1087&type=expert&p... http://www.storagereview.com/intel_ssd_510_review_250gb I'm not very impressed or excited about it's performance. I'm hoping if it is a true performance measurement that the G3 will perform much better!! JohnnyLucky a b å Intel a c 232 G Storage March 1, 2011 8:30:07 PM NEWS FLASH!!! I have always maintained that the Intel 510 solid state drives were Generation 2 (G2) and not Generation 3 (G3) drives. The specifications and the technical reviews bear me out. Intel will release their new 320 Series, 25nm NAND, Generation 3 (G3) solid state drives about the middle of next month. Here's a link to the information: http://vr-zone.com/articles/intel-solid-state-drive-320... •250MB/sec read, 170MB/sec write •Up to 50K and 40K IOPS for random 4KB read and write respectively •30TB to 60TB worth of 4KB random writes No indication which model the specs are for. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumINTEL 510 SSD SPEED PROBLEM ForumIntel 510 ssd raid 0 or single 510 ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum[Solved] The 3-way foot race: Vertex3 / Intel 510 / Crucial M4 Forum[Solved] Intel 510 has lowered IOPS spec ?? ForumIntel Raid Smart Event won't go away ForumIntel Elmcrest 510 Series - March 1st! Forum[Solved] Only 74.4GB of 80GB intel x25-m SSD on disk? Forum[Solved] Intel's 510 Series. ForumCooling for Intel's X25-V SSD Forum[Solved] Intel RST sees raid volume but Windows 7 does not. Forum[Solved] Intel x25 G2 80gb: Raid 0 or leave them separate for gaming? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !