Corsair Announces Neutron and Neutron GTX SSD Series

Written by John Ponio    Wednesday, 06 June 2012 17:05

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Corsair has recently announced their newest series of SSDs, the Neutron and the Neutron GTX (which is the higher-performing version). Featuring Link_a_Media Devices (LAMD), the drives can hit up to 90,000/85,000 read/write IOPS for the Neutron series, and 90,000/90,000 read/write IOPS for the Neutron GTX series. The Neutron GTX series is available in 120GB, 240GB, and 480GB sizes while the regular Neutron series comes in 120GB and 240GB sizes. Read/write is said to be 555/500 MB/s for the Neutron GTX series and 555/370 MB/s for the Neutron series.

Dr. Hemant Thapar, who is the CEO of LAMD, said,

"LAMD has built our reputation engineering high-performance, high-reliability SSD controllers for mission-critical enterprise storage solutions. Now, with Corsair's commitment to delivering innovative, high-performance SSD solutions, we are pleased to bring our advancements in SSD technology to all PC users."

The drives are expected to be released in July, and pricing information will be available when they're released. All the drives are 2.5" 7mm-high SSDs, and come with bracketing to allow them to be mounted into a 3.5" drive bay. TRIM is also supported. Read the full press release here, and view the product page here.