It looks like Crucial are about to announce a new budget SSD using 16nm MLC NAND. We’re not sure what capacities will be available yet though.
PC Hardware News Cont'd
The Intel SSD DC S3700 introduces a new Intel SSD controller for the first time in years. With a heavy emphasis on consistent performance, these drives bode well for the future of Intel SSD products. It may also refresh your opinion on some current SSDs that don’t perform as consistently as others.
There some confusion surrounding MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) and how it relates to SSD products. We explain what MTBF means for SSD, how it is tested, and how much it matters to the end user.
Kingston has begun shipping their latest SandForce SF-2281 drive, and it is aimed at the mainstream market. It might just make for an interesting budget solution – we’ll find out when we test one soon!