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Primer on the SSD Market and Mushkin, Inc.'s Plans in the Segment


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The Solid State Drive (SSD) market is one of the most exciting and fastest-growing segments in computer components today, and for good reason. SSDs offer a host of advantages over traditional platter-based Hard Disk Drives, with many of these advantages already known to seasoned computer enthusiasts.

Mushkin, Inc. has been very eager to release SSDs with the best specifications and quality control standards that exist. Our “Io” and “Callisto deluxe” SSD series have been enjoyed and recognized the world over by end users and enthusiasts alike. However, as the SSD segment continues to grow and manufacturers adapt to the latest technologies, some irregularities and performance issues have arisen.

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wow, interesting. I thought they werent producing 34nm anymore?
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They will manufacture 34nm as long as there's demand.

I must say that 5000 write cycles for 34nm sounded bad already.
3000 cycles for 25nm sounds quite scary.
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At least when Mushkin Will start to produce SSD's in 22nm process, then we will know that they are mature enough to buy them. Cool! This 22nm transition is geting on my nerves
(Ok, SSD's will die really fast comparing to HDD's, but now even more faster?:shadedshu)
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I have a Callisto deluxe its a excellent SSD!