Micron: New SSDs For Flash-based Notebooks
Micron Technology, Boise, Idaho, unveiled a new line of its RealSSD solid-state drives for flash-based portable PCs. They incorporate the company's 25-nanometer NAND flash technology, and feature from 64 GBs to 512 GBs capacity. The new 1.8-inch and 2.5-inch form factor SSDs support the SATA 6-Gbps interface, and reach read speeds up to 415 MBs per second. They can also be used in desktops, workstations, and industrial applications which require low power consumption and/or high shock and vibration resistance. The drives will be available to OEMs under the C400 name, and to business customers under the Crucial m4 SSD name.