Corsair launches 64GB, 128GB 'performance' SSDs; 220MB/sec read, write

Corsair on Thursday announced 64GB and 128GB editions of its Performance Series solid state drive family, touting high read and write speeds for less capacity and cost.The Corsair P128 delivers the same 220MB/sec read speeds and 200MB/sec write speeds as its higher capacity P256 cousin, the company says, and the P64 clocks in with read speeds of up to 220MB/sec and write speeds of up to 120MB/sec.

Corsair on Thursday announced 64GB and 128GB editions of its Performance Series solid state drive family, touting high read and write speeds for less capacity and cost.

The Corsair P128 delivers the same 220MB/sec read speeds and 200MB/sec write speeds as its higher capacity P256 cousin, the company says, and the P64 clocks in with read speeds of up to 220MB/sec and write speeds of up to 120MB/sec.

Both drives utilize the same underlying technology as the P256, including a Samsung controller IC with 128MB of cache memory and NCQ support.

The Corsair P128 solid-state drive is available immediately for about $699 (NewEgg's got it for $659) and is backed by a two-year limited warranty, while the Corsair P64 SSD will be available in early July.

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