Just like Kingston, memory maker A-DATA is now selling rebranded Intel X25-M solid state disks. These disks have a capacity of 80GB and 160GB, with 70MB/s write speeds and 250MB/s read speeds. The availability of the best SSD for consumers is improving, now all we need is lower prices.
As revealed back in February, memory, flash and solid state drive manufacturer A-Data has inked a deal with Intel giving it the possibility to offer co-branded X25-M SSDs. Coming in 80 and 160GB capacities, the 2.5-inch drives feature a SATA 3.0 Gbps interface, Native Command Queuing to enable up to 32 concurrent operations and 50nm MLC (multi-level cell) NAND flash memory chips.