G.Skill Announces Phoenix EVO 25nm Flash SATA II SSD
G.Skill has announced the Phoenix EVO, its first set of solid state drives based on 25nm NAND flash chips. The Phoenix EVO incoporates the SandForce SF-1222 controller contains 115GB with rated read/write speeds of 280/270 MB/sec. The Phoenix EVO joins the existing Phoenix Pro series which will continue to be based on 34nm NAND flash ICs. G.Skill states that the Phoenix EVO will require a bit more over-provisioning space than the Phoenix Pro and provide slightly less performance. However, in real world terms the Phoenix EVO "is a great choice for cost effectiveness and delivers a positive impact on affordability for the customer" according to G.Skill. The Phoenix EVo is backed by a three-year warranty and should be available in early April with pricing to be announced later.