G.Skill Announces Phoenix EVO 25nm Flash SATA II SSD

Nemo - April 1, 2011 04:32AM in Storage / Hard Drives

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.