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Corsair Launches 256GB Extreme Series SSD

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Corsair Launches 256GB Extreme Series SSD

Corsair has announced a new, 256GB solid-state drive addition to its Extreme Series SSD family.

Built using the Indilinx Barefoot controller and Samsung MLC NAND flash memory, the new Corsair Extreme Series X256 SSD joins the existing models, the X32, X64, and X128. It offers read speeds of up to 240MB/s and write speeds of up to 170MB/s. It also features 64MB of cache memory.

All Extreme Series SSDs feature end-user upgradable firmware to allow for new features to be added, such as the upcoming TRIM command for Windows 7 and other operating systems, which maintains optimal performance over time.

The Corsair Extreme Series X256 solid-state drive is backed by a two-year limited warranty.

For more information, please visit Corsair.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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