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The company Intel does not really need much of an introduction. It has been a market and technology leader in CPU technology since ages. One of their less well-known area of expertise is the production of flash memory chips, so it comes as no surprise that Intel went into the Solid-Storage business not too long ago.

Intel's 320 Series SSD is based on the aging X25-M, so it does not support the new SATA 6 Gbps interface. Also the drives have been plagued by some data loss issues not too long ago, which are supposed to be fixed with a new firmware. We installed the new firmware on our drive and can report that no data has been lost so far.
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No data loss here.
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No data loss here either and I still haven't updated to the latest firmware that is aimed at preventing the 8 MB bug from happening (I still haven't had any power loss either wink.gif )
 
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Looks alright but I would rather see them support SATA 6GB would give the drive more speed.
    
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I suffered the 8MB bug and my 320 was replaced by Intel. Very quick and easy process and since the firmware upgrade, no problems.
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