Still the leader in SSD sales in the U.S. is Intel, but its lead this year has slipped significantly. With 52.7 percent of the unit sales in 2012, Intel in 2013 dropped to 31.6 percent, a difference of more than 21 percentage points. Still, compared to its closest rival, the SSD-industry pioneer enjoys a lead of more than 10 percentage points, and Intel SSDs find their way into 50 percent more devices. The company offers 2.5-inch and 1.8-inch SSDs for data center, professional and consumer applications, and had three of the year's 10 best-sellers.
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