Just over a year ago, Micron announced the world's first
native 6Gbps SATA SSD: the RealSSD
C300. The drive offered read speeds of 355MB/sec and write speeds of
Today, Micron is announcing the follow-up to the C300, and
unsurprisingly it's called the RealSSD
C400. The C400 SSD series makes use of Micron's new advanced 25 nanometer
NAND flash technology and will be available in both 1.8" and 2.5"
form-factors in sizes ranging from 64GB to a more capacious 512MB.
As SSD technology continues to mature, it's no surprise that
overall performance of C400 is better than its predecessor. Maximum read speeds
have now jumped to 415MB/sec while maximum write speeds have been elevated to
"SSDs are bringing excitement back into personal
computing," said Dean Klein, VP of memory system development at Micron.
"Micron is accelerating this enthusiasm with our new RealSSD portfolio,
providing even greater performance and higher capacities than our previous generation
Micron is currently sampling the RealSSD C400 and regular
production will being next month.