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A-DATA to be consumer face of Intel SSDs

by Scott Bicheno on 7 April 2009, 14:22

Tags: X25-M, Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), Adata (3260.TWO)

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Intel again

We can't seem to avoid writing about Intel today. Taiwanese memory manufacturer A-Data has announced a new partnership with Intel, resulting in the co-branding of the Intel X25-M solid state drive (SSD) with both company's logos.

It looks like Intel has appointed A-DATA to be its consumer facing SSD partner, having taken on Kingston in an enterprise capacity at the start of the year. A-DATA will handle the customer service side of things.

The spec seems to be the same as ever: 80GB and 160GB capacities, 250MB/s read and 70MB/s write speeds, etc.

Unfortunately A-DATA has yet to offer any advice about when we can expect to see these co-branded drives, nor what they might cost. So we're left to assume that Intel is merely outsourcing the consumer distribution and service support to A-DATA and that nothing else has changed.

 



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