back to article Whomp. Intel's promised fatter Optane drive arrives

The 750GB version of Intel's Optane P4800X product is becoming available this month, doubling the current 375GB capacity. There are two form factors for the 750gig product: the current half-height, half-length add-in card (AIC) and a hot-swappable 2.5-inch U.2 drive. Intel has also posted four blogs discussing Optane …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Performance vs 375GB drive?

    How is the 750GB drive expected to perform vs. the 375GB?

    1. Steve Lionel

      The same

      Identically - and it pretty much does, unlike flash-based SSDs which tend to get faster as capacity increases, due to more channels.

  2. DNTP

    There's a joke somewhere in that headline

    I guess whatever an Optane is, it only has single bonding between carbon atoms. In other words, it could be called "saturated", as in a saturated fat. Fatter drives- just like in the headline! I'm amused. Well played Register.

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