Samsung started mass production high capacity 256GB SSD. With sequential read rates of 220MB/s and sequential write rates of 200MB/s, it can rewrite data faster with erase cycles of 100GBs a minute.
The 256Gb SSD can store 25 HD movies in just 21 minutes, a significant advancement over a 7200rpm HDD, which takes about 70 minutes. It will launch applications ten times faster than the fastest 7200rpm notebook HDD.
Tthe 2.5-inch Samsung 256GB SSD retains the standard 9.5 mm drive thickness and weighs 81 g.