Thursday, August 19th 2010

G.Skill Launches New Phoenix Pro SSDs in 40 GB, 80 GB, and 160 GB Capacities

G.Skill International Co. Ltd., manufacturer of extreme performance memory and solid-state storage with solid quality, has today added three new capacities to its ultra-high performance Phoenix Pro series SSD, including 40GB, 80GB and 160GB models.

Based on the popular SandForce SF-1200 SSD controller that has been tuned to deliver an unparalleled performance in 4k random write speed up to 50,000 IOPS, G.Skill's Phoenix pro SSD family has been the international award winning drive of choice since its recent debut at Computex 2010.

G.Skill Phoenix Pro 40GB drive provides PC enthusiasts an extremely affordable MLC SSD solution while maintaining its ultra-high performance. .G.Skill’s Phoenix Pro 40GB SSD is the perfect boot drive or game storage for desktop and PC gaming enthusiasts.

"After impressing the G.Skill engineering team, the extremely high performance of the Phoenix Pro 40GB drives in RAID 0 offers the ultimate price:performance package, along with the additional benefits of SSDs," said Benson Chun, Senior Product Manager at G.Skill. The benchmark result shows the impressive performance of two Phoenix Pro 40GB drives in RAID 0.

All G.Skill Phoenix series SSD solutions come with a three year warranty and the G.Skill Technical team is always ready to provide consumers with complete technical support via online forums, telephone and email.
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6 Comments on G.Skill Launches New Phoenix Pro SSDs in 40 GB, 80 GB, and 160 GB Capacities

#1
WarEagleAU
Bird of Prey
Wonder if the egg has these out so we can get some sort of price mark.
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#3
nemesis.ie
I'm curious - the drives in the link to NewEgg are all what appear to be standard SandForce fair.

The 40GB mentioned in the article seems to be getting read speeds over 320MB/sec. That seems to imply it has a SATA 6Gbps interface on it, does this mean we can expect to see the larger capacities upgraded to that and this greater than 320MB/sec reads but still with the 275MB/sec (or more) writes of the larger drives?

If they can do this and get the price down a bit more at the same time we may have a winner. :)

... or were the Crystal results also for a 2 drive RAID0 like the ATTO benchmark appears to be, which would make them much less impressive.
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#4
[I.R.A]_FBi
"The benchmark result shows the impressive performance of two Phoenix Pro 40GB drives in RAID 0."
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#5
nemesis.ie
Indeed, but it says "benchmark result" which does not automatically mean all three results are for that (unless it's a typo missing an s ).

In which case, assuming RAID0 for all, it is not that impressive unless it's very cheap.
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