Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [CPC] Intel To Make 160GB Solid State Disks.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[CPC] Intel To Make 160GB Solid State Disks.

post #1 of 14
Thread Starter 
Source: http://www.custompc.co.uk/news/60235...ate-disks.html

In a surprise announcement at IDF, Intel says that it’s going to make a 160GB SSD

Intel has been mucking around with NAND flash memory for a while now, but it’s just shaken the storage industry at the Intel Developer Forum in Shanghai (IDF) by announcing that it’s planning to make its own solid state disks (SSDs).
The move has nonplussed even some of Intel UK's own people, who claimed that they'd seen and heard nothing about it until the announcement during Intel's Dadi Perlmutter's mobile-computing keynote speech. It represents a foray into a completely new market for the company and will worry current mobile hard-disk manufacturers.

Not only is Intel's entry into SSDs a surprising and potentially industry-shaking move, but the little information that's been announced gives even more cause for competitors to be concerned. The single slide devoted to the topic during Perlmutter's keynote claimed that Intel could make SSDs with capacities ranging from 32GB up to an amazing 160GB. This is even larger than the 128GB SSDs announced by Samsung in January.

The disks will be in S-ATA form only, and will come in 1.8in and 2.5in versions to be a direct drop-in replacement for standard mechanical S-ATA disks. SSDs' strengths are lower power consumption, greater shock resistance than the relatively delicate mechanism of a normal hard disk and potentially better performance. Intel is claiming shock resistance of 1,500G. By contrast, a typical mechanical disk can only survive a 300-400G shock while it's operating.

Intel is also implying that it will improve on the relatively disappointing performance of solid-state disks up until now, with a demonstration of an SSD-equipped laptop against a standard one showing applications apparently loading up near-instantly.
Moon
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel® Core™ 2 Quad CPU ~ 3.00 GHz GigaByte G71 630i Nvidia® GeForce™ 8800 Ultra Crucial Ballistix Tracer RED 4096MB 4-4-4-12. 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Samsung® Spinpoint F1 750 GB Windows® Vista™ Home Premium Hewlett Packard® W2207H Tagan BZ-900 PipeRock Series. 
Case
Antec 1200 
  hide details  
Reply
Moon
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel® Core™ 2 Quad CPU ~ 3.00 GHz GigaByte G71 630i Nvidia® GeForce™ 8800 Ultra Crucial Ballistix Tracer RED 4096MB 4-4-4-12. 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Samsung® Spinpoint F1 750 GB Windows® Vista™ Home Premium Hewlett Packard® W2207H Tagan BZ-900 PipeRock Series. 
Case
Antec 1200 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 14
Supremacy in processors, large market share in chipsets, a project in graphics cards, and now this?

Next thing you know they'll be making power supplies.
Indigo Hammer
(5 items)
 
Blue Danube
(7 items)
 
 
CPUGraphicsOSKeyboard
Core i5-4250U Intel HD5000 OS X 10.8.4 Filco Minila Air - MX Blue 
Audio
TCA Gizmo > Axiom Audio M2ti 
  hide details  
Reply
Indigo Hammer
(5 items)
 
Blue Danube
(7 items)
 
 
CPUGraphicsOSKeyboard
Core i5-4250U Intel HD5000 OS X 10.8.4 Filco Minila Air - MX Blue 
Audio
TCA Gizmo > Axiom Audio M2ti 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 14
flash is the way forward im guessing
PAZUZU
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E8400 @3.6 Abit AW9d (not max) MSI RX3870 OC edition 4gb a-data ddr2(800) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 x 250gb 1x 350gb sata philips lightscribe windows 7, w@ vista should have been 19inch widescreen 
PowerCase
xilence 600w jeantech gamer case njx 
  hide details  
Reply
PAZUZU
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E8400 @3.6 Abit AW9d (not max) MSI RX3870 OC edition 4gb a-data ddr2(800) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 x 250gb 1x 350gb sata philips lightscribe windows 7, w@ vista should have been 19inch widescreen 
PowerCase
xilence 600w jeantech gamer case njx 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 14
I smell MS of Hardware. lol
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-4790k @ Stock ASrock Fatal1ty Z97 Killer 2x XFX 6950 Unlocked HyperX Savage 2x8GB 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
250GB Crucial MX200 Corsair H100i V2 Windows 10 64-bit Crossover 2795 QHD 
KeyboardPowerCaseAudio
CM Quickfire TK EVGA P2 1000w Corsair Carbide 240 JDS Labs cMoy BB/Fiio E10 + HD 598/Q701 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-4790k @ Stock ASrock Fatal1ty Z97 Killer 2x XFX 6950 Unlocked HyperX Savage 2x8GB 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
250GB Crucial MX200 Corsair H100i V2 Windows 10 64-bit Crossover 2795 QHD 
KeyboardPowerCaseAudio
CM Quickfire TK EVGA P2 1000w Corsair Carbide 240 JDS Labs cMoy BB/Fiio E10 + HD 598/Q701 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by max302 View Post
Supremacy in processors, large market share in chipsets, a project in graphics cards, and now this?

Next thing you know they'll be making power supplies.
Don't forget they're trying to take over physics as well.

Intel is turning into a huge hardware monopoly on a scale that makes it's previous monopoly (with lower performing hardware than the competition to boot) pale in comparison.

While I am all for these technological advancements, I hate seeing intel take over and dominate all the computer hardware industry. If it turns out all their solutions are better than the competition they will be price gouging like mad (worse than they are already) and things will be pretty suck.
Fermi
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 920 Asus Rampage II Gene BFG GTX280 OCX 12GB DDR3 1600 
OSPower
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Corsair VX550 
  hide details  
Reply
Fermi
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 920 Asus Rampage II Gene BFG GTX280 OCX 12GB DDR3 1600 
OSPower
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Corsair VX550 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by max302 View Post
Supremacy in processors, large market share in chipsets, a project in graphics cards, and now this?

Next thing you know they'll be making power supplies.
ROFL.
post #7 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by max302 View Post
Supremacy in processors, large market share in chipsets, a project in graphics cards, and now this?

Next thing you know they'll be making power supplies.
Then ten years down the road they will make robots with complex AI and will take over the world.

We see right through you Intel...
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6600 @ 3.0 Ghz ASUS P5N32-E SLI eVGA 8800GTS (600/999) Gskill 2gb HZ 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
150g Raptor+160g storage Some random DVD+RW Windows 7 RC Samsung 226BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse Seasonic 600W SLI TT Armor Logitech MX518 <3 
Mouse Pad
A composition notebook! 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6600 @ 3.0 Ghz ASUS P5N32-E SLI eVGA 8800GTS (600/999) Gskill 2gb HZ 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
150g Raptor+160g storage Some random DVD+RW Windows 7 RC Samsung 226BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse Seasonic 600W SLI TT Armor Logitech MX518 <3 
Mouse Pad
A composition notebook! 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 14
I SMELL A OS COMING FROM INTEL NEXT? INTEL DIE DAMN IT. I DONT WANT SKYNET TO KILL ME.:swearing:
asus g7gx
(13 items)
 
  
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
C2D 2.53 260GTX M 6GIG DDR2 500 GIG HD 
Optical DriveOSMonitor
DVDRW WINDOWS 7 HOME PREM 17 INCH 
  hide details  
Reply
asus g7gx
(13 items)
 
  
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
C2D 2.53 260GTX M 6GIG DDR2 500 GIG HD 
Optical DriveOSMonitor
DVDRW WINDOWS 7 HOME PREM 17 INCH 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 14
This could have something to do with Intel's recent announcement concerning phase change memory.
My new system
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3930K Asus P9X79 HD 7850 Samsung 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Vertex 4  Samsung 830 Spinpoint F3 Some DVD I had laying around. 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
XSPC Raystorm EX240 w/ D5 W7 Pro 64 Samsung 23" Seasonic 650x 
Case
Fractal Design Arc Midi 
  hide details  
Reply
My new system
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3930K Asus P9X79 HD 7850 Samsung 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Vertex 4  Samsung 830 Spinpoint F3 Some DVD I had laying around. 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
XSPC Raystorm EX240 w/ D5 W7 Pro 64 Samsung 23" Seasonic 650x 
Case
Fractal Design Arc Midi 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 14
the ssd in my eee pc loads xp pretty dam fast, makes me want to put a small one in my pc and put my os on it
Hathor
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E6750 @ 3.4Ghz Asus p5n-e sli xfx 8600gt xxx "temp" 8800gt=dead 2Gb Ballistix Tracer pc2-6400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Maxtor 7,200rpm 160gb xp pro sp2 19" widescreen lcd Saitek Eclipse II 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Jeatech 600w modular Jeantech Luna Razer Diamondback 3g Home Made Stainless Steel 
  hide details  
Reply
Hathor
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E6750 @ 3.4Ghz Asus p5n-e sli xfx 8600gt xxx "temp" 8800gt=dead 2Gb Ballistix Tracer pc2-6400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Maxtor 7,200rpm 160gb xp pro sp2 19" widescreen lcd Saitek Eclipse II 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Jeatech 600w modular Jeantech Luna Razer Diamondback 3g Home Made Stainless Steel 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Hardware News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [CPC] Intel To Make 160GB Solid State Disks.