Intel DC P4500 – a unique 32 TB solid state drive
Intel DC P4500 – a unique 32 TB solid state drive

Intel DC P4500 – a unique 32 TB solid state drive

Intel DC P4500 — уникальный твердотельный накопитель на 32 ТБ (2 фото) Intel has announced, according to its own statement, the most capacious solid-state drive on the planet. The assortment of this manufacturer is now replenished with the DC P4500 model, which can accommodate information up to 32 terabytes. This should be enough to store all the books of the American Library of Congress, and in three copies. It is important to note that U.S. The Library of Congress is recognized as the largest library in the world. The size of the novelty is approximately equal to the school line and is 30.5×3.8×0.8 cm. This SSD is based on 3D NAND-memory with 64 layers. It uses the interface version of PCIe NVMe 3.1 x4, operating at a speed of 32 GB per second. The manufacturer has not yet voiced the remaining technical specifications of his brainchild. Intel only says that the DC P4500 SSD is completely silent. Relatively hard drives, it consumes ten times less power, and takes up 20 times less space. Intel DC P4500 — уникальный твердотельный накопитель на 32 ТБ (2 фото) Moreover, in comparison with the HDD, the new SSD will require half of the initial air flow to cool and work normally. All thanks to the design features that allow directing the cooled air directly to the processors located behind the servers. The form factor in Intel is called ruler, or ruler, bar. It provides 32 drives of this kind in a single server rack with frame size 1U. And getting a storage system with a capacity of 1 petabyte. So, the brand-new solid-state drive is perfect for working in data centers. According to Intel, this equipment is intended for the largest data center operators, including Microsoft, IBM, Tencent. The product can be used to ensure the functioning of their cloud services, as well as data centers in general. Intel’s DC P4500 is presented not only in a 32-terabyte version, but also in versions with 4 and 8 TB memory. The cost of these products has not yet been announced. The timing of the start of sales is also unknown.

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