Intel Corporation has unveiled its X25-V Value SATA SSD, targeting mainstream users on a budget.

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Intel Corporation has unveiled its X25-V Value SATA SSD, targeting
mainstream users on a budget.

Available in 40Gb capacity first, the affordable 2.5” SSD features
IMFT’s MLC NAND flash memory, SATA II interface, a MTBF of 1,200,000
hours, Windows 7 TRIM command and data transfer rates of up to 170Mb/s (read)
and 35Mb/s (write). Backed by a three year warranty, the 40Gb X25-V
Value SSD can be purchased from authorized resellers and e-tailers at a
MSRP of USD 130.

“Adding the Intel X25-V to our existing family of high-performance SSDs
gives our resellers a full range of high-performing, quality SSDs for
notebook upgrades, dual-drive desktop set ups or embedded applications,”
said Pete Hazen, director of marketing for the Intel NAND Solutions
Group. “SSD adoption continues to be one of the more exciting trends in
personal computing, and this entry-level product enables users to enjoy
the productivity and performance benefits of Intel SSDs at a new price
point.”

News via [Techpowerup]