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Samsung's Hot, New 470 Series 256GB SSD Burned In - PCSTATS.com Samsung's Hot, New 470 Series 256GB SSD Burned In
Wed, Jan 19 2011 | 12:01PM | Filed under: Hard Drives| PermaLink Posted by: STAFF

In some ways, Samsung is a silicon ninja in the solid state drive (SSD) space. Whether you realize it or not, Samsung has been churning out their own SSDs for some time (as well as the actual NAND Flash chips themselves of course), only up until now they've come pre-packaged with OEM notebooks or rebadged under another company's branding. With the introduction of the new 470 series, Samsung is finally selling its own branded SSDs, but that's not all. Pop the hood and you'll find the Samsung label through and through, from the memory chips to the custom controller -- no Indilinx or SandForce hardware here, folks. We'll be examining Samsung's flagship capacity, the 256GB model, on the following pages, which of course is the most expensive of the bunch. At $550, this isn't a budget upgrade by any means, but it is roughly in line with similarly spec'd drives from the competition:

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