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Kingston Digital Debuts SSDNow E and M series SSDs

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Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., announced today it is shipping the first two products in its SSDNow line of solid-state drives (SSD) with the SSDNow E Series and SSDNow M Series. Kingston is targeting its SSDs to Fortune 1000 companies and select vertical markets. The SSDNow E Series is specifically designed for the enterprise server environment while the SSDNow M Series is built for the road warrior who demands ultimate performance from a notebook PC. The Kingston SSDNow E and M Series use Intel’s solid-state drives, which are the best-performing drives on the market.

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slapping a Kingston sticker on top of Intel made SDD makes a completely "new" product :nutkick:
 

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Why are all the RAM manufacturers making SSD's now? I thought it would be the HDD companies.
 
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Because SSD's are pretty much memory?
 

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Are they? I've.. always seen Flash as something different from standard-die memory. Adding to this is the truth behind Bl4ck's statement - they're just re-branding other manufacturer's products, much like monitor manufacturers who don't make their own panels (which is most). But yes, why the people selling them, even after being re-branded are the RAM manufacturers is still an interesting point.
 

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Because SSD's are pretty much memory?
yes and no , SDD is mainly memory, but you got also sata controler, some have internal raid controler, chip for ecc, bad sectors checking ect.
 

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I thought Kingston and Intel were jointly developing these drives. I hate rebranding as much as anyone else, but this might not qualify.