Intel's 311 & 510 Series SSDs Reach End of Life This Fall

With release of the Intel 520 series and the impending release of the Intel 313 series, Intel has announced the product discontinuance of two of its SSDs. The SSD 311 Series (34nm) is being replaced by the next generation Intel SSD 313 Series (25nm). The SSD 510 Series (34nm) is replaced by the Intel SSD 520 Series (25nm).

Forecasted Key Milestones:

  • Last Product Order Date: Jun 07, 2012
  • Orders are Non-Cancelable and Non-Returnable After: Jun 07, 2012
  • Last Shipment Date: Sep 07, 2012

  

Intel 311 Product Transition Matrix:

Intel 510 Product Transition Matrix:

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  • xanagu
    WTF? i just boutgh two last week
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  • Anonymous
    The smaller die size of the SSD, the easier it will get damge...
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  • A Bad Day
    FneuThe smaller die size of the SSD, the easier it will get damge...


    SSDs are fairly reliable, in terms of wear level. By the time they lose excessive amount of sectors, many HDDs would've head-crashed.

    Now for firmwares, that depend on the vendors.
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