A Mac with an Intel X25 series SSD may not be able to boot after installing OS X 10.8.3; however, updating the drive's firmware should help.
Intel's X-25M solid-state hard drive enjoys several advantages over both spinning disk drives as well as other SSDs, including improvements to data throughput, boot time, and laptop battery life. Its one drawback is that it's pricier than even its other solid-state competition, but if you can forget about its cost, this is by far the fastest data drive available.
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With fast performance and abbreviated battery life, the Velocity Micro NoteMagix X25 is really only good for buyers who want to use their laptop like a desktop.
Chipmaker releases an end-user firmware fix for its Intel X25-M and X-18M solid-state drives, addressing an "internal fragmentation" issue first reported in February.
Intel slashed solid-state drive prices but that doesn't mean consumers are going to run out and buy its drives.
Intel and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies announce plans to jointly develop and deliver solid-state drives for servers, workstations, and storage systems.
Intel ships enterprise-class solid-state drives.
Big Blue announces solid-state drive technology that achieves high speed and power savings, even if only in the labs so far.