TweakTown har testet en af de nye G.Skill Falcon II 64GB 2.5 tommer Solid State Disk, der benytter Intels nye 34 nm teknologi.
I always get excited when G.Skill announces a new solid state drive. Every SSD we have reviewed from the company was priced aggressively and the cost of ownership was usually around 20 to 30 USD cheaper than similar drives from G.Skill’s competitors. G.Skill also has an amazing track record when it comes to releasing the latest solid state technology. The original Falcon was the first Indilinx Barefoot SSD we received in our testing lab and today the Falcon II is the first Barefoot ECO we have received as well.
The Falcon II uses Indilinx’s newest version of the Barefoot controller called the ECO. The ECO is a mildly reworked controller that allows new memory types to be used in conjunction with the controller, namely new 34nm parts from Intel. Intel and Micron have been cooking up new 34nm NAND Flash memory that is cheaper to manufacture, thus cheaper for companies to implement into their new reworked products.