Corsair adds to its Extreme Series SSD family the new Extreme X256 model (CMFSSD-256D1)that offers 256GB capacity. The X256 offers read speeds of up to 240MB/s and write speeds of up to 170MB/s and comes with 64MB cache memory.
Corsair’s Extreme X256 is based on Indilinx Barefoot controller and Samsung MLC NAND flash memory. It uses SATA II 3.0Gb/s interface. The X256 SSD is priced at about $695.