Intel 25nm flash chips spotted

IDF 2010: Bigger and better SSDs soon

Sandforce IconIT HAD TO happen sooner or later, Intel is starting to put out 25nm flash chips. At IDF last week, prototype chips were spotted on a prototype drive with a prototype Sandforce SSD controller.

Intel 25nm flash

Lots of prototypes in one box

Not much more to say about the drive or the controller as the good folk at Sandforce would only smile when asked about it. In any case, it won’t be long before we see another big bump in SSD capacities, speed, and capabilities hit the market. Enjoy.S|A

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