Intel launches SSD 750 Series
Intel has officially unveiled the rumored SSD 750 Series, which we reported on a few weeks ago. The new solid-state drive line includes two models with capacities of 400 GB and 1.2 TB that are best used in desktop computers or in workstations.
The new SSD 750 line is available in two form factors – the regular 2.5-inch and as PCI-E expansion cards. The 2.5-inch models are just 15 mm thick and can be connected through a SFF8643 port on the system’s motherboard. The PCI-E version has support for PCI-E 3.0 and supports the NVM Express (NVMe) standard. According to Intel the line’s models are the fastest Intel solid-state drives in this category.
Speed-wise the new SSDs reach up to 2200 MB/sec of sequential read speed and up to 1200 MB/sec of sequential write speed for the 400 GB model and up to 2400 MB/sec of read speed and 1200 MB/sec of write speed for the 1.2 TB model. The 400 GB model also offers up to 430 000 IOPS when reading and up to 230 000 IOPS while writing, while the 1.2 TB model reaches 440 000 IOPS when reading and 290 000 IOPS while writing. Both models can take up to 70 GB of written data per day for five years.
The new Intel SSD 750 models sell for USD 389 (400 GB model) and USD 1029 (1.2 TB model).