Intel SSD is now in the consumer class field is not sound, but in the enterprise market is very active, rich products, technology is constantly breaking, after all, there is much greater profit margins there.
Today, Intel has announced a new SSD form, temporarily named "Ruler" (ruler), slender, completely different from the traditional hard drive inherited over the 2.5-inch, 3.5-inch specifications, but also different from the PCI- E expansion cards that allow nonvolatile storage to be removed from the shackles of shape and size.
Intel has not yet announced the new form of specific style picture, size, but that can bring the highest capacity for the server, while the cooling and power supply needs are particularly low.
Intel claims that the new SSD will use Intel 3D flash memory, 1U server can easily provide up to 1PB (1000TB) of solid storage space, enough to save 300,000 high-definition movies, allowing a person to watch for about 70 years.
Intel said the new form of Optane SSD, 3D NAND SSD will be listed in the near future.
At the same time, Intel also announced the dual interface of the new SSD DC D4500, D4502, D4600 series, covering Optane, 3D NAND technology, and the new SATA SSD DC S4500, S4600 series, Intel independent research and development of the master and firmware, 3D flash memory, will be listed in the near future.