Corsair®, a worldwide leader in high-performance
computer memory, power supplies and flash memory products, including solid-state
drives, today announced the Extreme Series X32, X64 and X128 high-performance
SSDs, in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB densities respectively.
Built using the renowned Indilinx Barefoot controller and Samsung MLC NAND
flash memory, the Extreme Series has been designed to offer the highest
performance currently available on the market, with read speeds of up to 240MB/s
and write speeds of up to 170MB/s.
"The combination of the Indilinx Barefoot controller, Samsung flash memory,
and 64MB of on-board cache delivers blistering, stutter-free performance,
eliminating the bottleneck imposed by traditional mechanical hard disks," said
Jim Carlton, VP of Marketing at Corsair. "The new Extreme Series SSDs are ideal
for use as primary drives in desktop and notebooks systems, and also for RAID 0
configurations in high-performance desktops for enthusiasts who want extreme
All Extreme Series SSDs feature end-user upgradable firmware to allow for new
features to be added, such as the upcoming TRIM command for Windows 7 and other
operating systems, which maintains optimal performance over time. Firmware
upgrades and support for the Extreme Series SSDs will be available via Corsair’s
website, and drives can be updated without the need to wipe data from the SSD,
ensuring seamless upgrades.
The Corsair Extreme Series X32, X64 and X128 solid-state drives are available
immediately from Corsair’s authorized distributors and resellers worldwide, and
are backed by a Two-Year Limited Warranty. Complete customer support via
telephone, email, forum and Tech Support Express is also available.