I now withdraw the above comment.
Originally Posted by lemonadesoda
This is hot stuff. The Intel was always at the top of benchmarks, except in the write speeds. This firmware update will bring their MLC SSD back to the top of the MLC league tables.
Unlike some of the smaller companies, Intel can afford to invest in getting their firmware right, unlike some other companies updates that have ended up causing more problems than they fix. Intel X25M.2 goes back on my shopping list.
Intel are also having issues. See here:
Let's hope they fix it soon.