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For the past six months I've been working on research and testing for the next major AnandTech SSD article. I figured I had enough time to line up its release with the first samples of the next-generation of high end SSDs. After all, it seems like everyone was taking longer than expected to bring out their next-generation controllers. I should've known better.
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Cheaper SSDs now? (past generation)

Awesome numbers.
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What a beast.
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I'm glad I waited.
    
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Wow, very fast. I think it's almost time for me to actually get an SSD! (And a SataIII port..)

Especially impressed about the block recycling engine of SF2500, it seems there is very little performance hit even in the worst case scenarios.

Now if only these aren't really expensive when they come out (I would wish, due to the cheaper NAND used, but doubtless manufacturers will charge a lot due to them just being faster!)
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Cheaper SF1200 wouldn't be bad either...
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Cheaper SF1200 wouldn't be bad either...
This won't drop the price of SF1200 much.... the cost is in the NAND.


NAND make up most of the cost and the difference in controller is probably less than $20.
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On a 6Gbps SATA port the Vertex 3 Pro is unstoppable. For transfer sizes below 16KB it's actually a bit average, and definitely slower than the RealSSD C300. But once you hit 16KB and above, the performance is earth shattering. The gap at 128KB isn't even as big as it gets, we don't see leveling off of performance until 2048KB transfers.
Looks like I need me a RealSSD C300 then.
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Anyone know when these Sandforce 2000 SSDs from OCZ should be available for purchase?
Edited by Yor_ - 2/17/11 at 10:42am
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Anyone know when these Sandforce 2000 SSDs from OCZ should be available for purchase?
Read the article?

...4th paragraph.
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