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Intel announces DC S3710 and DC S3610 Series SSDs

Intel DC S3610 Series SSD for data centers
Intel DC S3610
These two new SSDs for data centers offer increased performance over their predecessors, but also provide reduced power draw and increased reliability.

Intel announced earlier today two new SSDs for the enterprise market, namely the DC S3710 Series and the DC S3610 Series. According to the official post published by Intel, the S3710 "delivers up to 25 percent more write performance than the previous generation SSD," while the mid-level DC S3610 Series provides "up to two times greater write performance than entry level data center SSDs."

These are the specs and features of these two new members of the Intel SSD Data Center Family:

  • Capacity: 200 GB up to 1.6 TB (S3610) or 1.2 TB (S3710)
  • Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s, backwards compatible with SATA 3 Gb/s
  • Sequential read: up to 550 MB/s
  • Sequential write: up to 520 MB/s
  • Random 4KB read: up to 85k IOPS (S3710) or 84k IOPS (S3610)
  • Random 4KB write:  up to 45k IOPS (S3710) or 28k IOPS (S3610)
  • Typical active power: less than 6.9 watts (S3710) or 6.8 watts (S3610)
  • Typical latency: 55 μs
  • Life expectancy: 2,000,000 hours MTBF

While the S3710 Series will only be available in the standard 2.5-inch form factor, the S3610 will also have 1.8-inch variants that will be detailed at a later time. For now, only their sizes are known - 200 GB, 400 GB, and 800 GB.

There are no details on pricing and availability yet, but they will probably be disclosed prior to launch.

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Codrut Nistor, 2015-01-28 (Update: 2015-01-28)