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"With all the computing components AMD makes already, it's still hard to believe the company has yet to explore the solid-state drive space. But that's about to change soon -- it looks like AMD's finally ready to get into the business of making SSDs. Not surprisingly, the chip maker is bringing its new SSD line to market under the renowned Radeon R7 brand, perhaps hoping that becomes an incentive for potential customers. These solid-state drives, which AMD says are geared toward PC gamers, will be available in 120GB, 240GB and 480GB flavors, while the advertised read and write speeds appear to be on par with similar offerings from competitors like Samsung. Unfortunately, it's not easy to compare any further, since AMD won't be announcing the price of its Radeon R7 SSDs until they launch "later this year.""
I feel there is already decent competition in the flash storage arena, but I won't complain about the possibility of AMD shaking the game up a bit. I do find it interesting that users are basically going to build a rig that is almost entirely AMD branded (CPU, GPU, RAM and now SSDs). I can see some marketing potential in that. What's the IC consensus? Do want?
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