For the first time the so-called solid-state drives based on flash memory chips company Intel introduced last year. Among the first delivered in the sale of devices means the model Z-P230, which are the primary SSD-level decisions. Their main drawback is the low capacity of information - ranging from 4 to 16 GB. Readers certainly indicated that we are talking about the Z-P230 in the past tense, and all because Intel has announced the closure of the release of these devices. However, the solid-state drives Z-P230 for some time will be present on the world market. The last order for the manufacture of these products will chipmeyker fourth in May 2009, and the last copy goes to the serial line a month later. Free production of a rapidly aging equipment manufacturing company Intel to be able to focus on producing larger SSD-drives. Preference is given to the decisions of the capacity will be 80 GB and even 160 GB. In this case, Intel is playing into the hands of a much higher cost devices, which should solve the problem of low profitability of the flash unit. Note that the read from the production models were sold at a price of $ 15 for a model of 4 GB up to $ 45 for a 16 GB model, and the main consumers of these products have remained producers netbukov. It could have been to the greatest advantage to use the main advantage of SSD-drives Z-P230 - their low price.