Intel 310 Series 80GB mSATA SSD Review

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Intel 310 Series 80GB mSATA SSD ReviewAs tablets, portable media players, and even ultra-thin notebooks keep shrinking in size, so too will the components they're built around. This is where Intel's new 310 Series SSDs come into play. The 310 Series utilize the same 34nm NAND flash memory technology and controller found on the chip maker's 2.5-inch SSDs, but in a form factor just 1/8th the size. We're talking a scant 2 inches (51mm) long by 1.18 (30mm) wide and flatter than a pancake. And the best part, says Intel, is that despite its diminutive stature, you can expect performance similar to that of the company's popular X25-M 34nm SSD...

Intel 310 Series 80GB mSATA SSD Review

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realneil replied on Mon, Feb 14 2011 1:36 PM

Cool device. I like the way tech keeps advancing. If it was priced right I'd like a bunch of these.

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coolice replied on Mon, Feb 14 2011 6:00 PM

Wow these are small!! a friend has a 80gb zune, and this thing is like 1/50th the size if not smaller. Daym!

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Dave_HH replied on Mon, Feb 14 2011 9:09 PM

Like the new commenting engine in the articles, gents? :)

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rapid1 replied on Mon, Feb 14 2011 10:34 PM

Hmm.... speaking of comments I commented on this one earlier right after realneil. However; my comment is nowhere to be seen, which is very odd.

Either way I agree totally realneil, and everyone else who has or will comment on it. I think these are awesome, and made for a smart phone or a tablet/slate device. They would seemingly replace all other memory technologies in said device, and not only give it better performance (especially with a dual or more core processor in it), more space, but also I would imagine reduce heat and energy usage if it replaced all other memory (ROM, and maybe Ram to ) technologies which I imagine it could be massaged into doing.

SO how would you like a Droid, iPhone, WebOS, or WIndows 7 phone with one, not to mention a Google, Samsung, Motorola etc Tab.

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coolice replied on Mon, Feb 14 2011 11:11 PM

Dave, honest to god, i cant tell what the difference is... call me naive

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Dave_HH replied on Mon, Feb 14 2011 11:22 PM

Look at the bottom of the article pages now, ice. :) You can comment there now.

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coolice replied on Mon, Feb 14 2011 11:31 PM

NVM.... and SWEEET!!!! I see it!, Ah, soo much easier!!

 

 

Edited: [solved] Okay, now i just sound dumb.... can you post a screen shot?

I thought i could always post my comments at the bottom of articles. Wait, can you post the url to the specific page for me to scroll down, i think i'm thinking of something else.

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Dave_HH replied on Mon, Feb 14 2011 11:32 PM

coolice:

Okay, now i just sound dumb.... can you post a screen shot?

I thought i could always post my comments at the bottom of articles. Wait, can you post the url to the specific page for me to scroll down, i think i'm thinking of something else.

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coolice replied on Mon, Feb 14 2011 11:35 PM

I would LOVE THAT + a nuclear reactor small enough to keep my device powered longer than 30 hours.

Also... Droid = motorola phones only i believe. You mean "Android", which is all android powered devices.

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Droid = the big V's Android phones. They are not specific to make.

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BAnderson replied on Tue, Feb 15 2011 3:17 PM

"Active power use: 150nW

Idle power use: 75mW"

Is anyone else confused by that?

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jonation replied on Wed, Feb 16 2011 10:20 AM

these are awesome, i'm surprised that these aren't getting more focus. It seems the 2.5" SSDs are leveling out, and the practical use of these is immense.

It really shocks me Apple isn't help fund these, considering most of its products.

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