G.Skill Intros 64GB, 128GB, 256GB Falcon SSDs

The more the merrier -- isn't that the saying? As the solid state drive market continues to expand, G.Skill is introducing a few new ones to choose from. The Falcon SATA II 2.5" MLC-based Solid State Drive (SSD) Series based on the latest, cutting edge Indilink controller, and they'll be shipping in capacities between 64GB and 256GB.

The drives -- which will be available in 64/128/256GB sizes -- all boast a 64MB DRAM buffer. As for performance, you'll find 230MB/sec read rates and 190MB/sec write rates on the larger two, while the 64GB edition can reach 230MB/sec (read) and 135MB/sec (write). No word on pricing or availability was given, but the full specifications are posted below.

G.Skill FALCON Hi-Speed 256GB SSD Specification


Model Name


Form Factor




DRAM Cache


Interface Type


Performance Specifications

Read Rate


Write Rate


Access Time


Environmental Specifications

Shock (operating)


Vibration (operating)


Altitude (operating)


Operating Temp.

 0oC ~ +70oC

Reliability Specifications


 +2,500,000 Hours

Data Reliability

 Built-in EDC/ECC function


 RoHS FCC and CE Compliant


 2 year