Intel introduced a custom version of SSD with 3D XPoint technology

Today, a week after the announcement of Optane DC P4800X, the first model of SSD-drive with 3D XPoint technology, Intel announced solid-state drives for desktop PCs. 
Intel introduced a custom version of SSD with 3D XPoint technology

The announcement is accompanied by pretty loud statements about the growth of application download speed: Microsoft Outlook – 6 times, Chrome browser – 5 times, games – 67%. 

In footnotes, in small letters, it is specified that the comparison is made with a Western Digital 1 TB HDD. Therefore, it is appropriate to give the comparative characteristics of today’s PC version, announced a week ago server models, as well as a server SSD-drive in 2014:

Intel Optane
DC P4800X
DC P3700
Price at release
$ 44
$ 77
$ 1,520
$ 1,500
Process technology
20 nm
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x4, NVMe
Energy consumption
1-3.5 W
12-14 W
9-12 W
Scope
16 GB
32 GB
375 GB
400 GB
Consecutive reading
900MB / s
1,350 Mb / s
2,400 MB / s
2,700 Mb / s
Serial Recording
145 MB / s
290 MB / s
2,000 MB / s
1,080 Mb / s
Random reading (in blocks of 4 KB)
190,000 IOPS
240,000 IOPS
550,000 IOPS
450,000 IOPS
Random recording (in blocks of 4 KB)
35,000 IOPS
65,000 IOPS
500,000 IOPS
75,000 IOPS
Guarantee period
5 years
3 years
5 years

The novelty will go on sale on April 24.
Intel introduced a custom version of SSD with 3D XPoint technology was last modified: March 29th, 2017 by Boby Sanburn