Thursday, April 9, 2009

512-gigabaytny SSD-drive launched in series production.

Company Super Talent has released a line of solid state (SSD) drives MasterDrive RX, made in 2.5-inch form factor. It includes devices with capacity from 128 to 512 gigabytes. This was reported in the press release, Super Talent.
In SSD-drive Super Talent MasterDrive RX implemented technology RAIDSSD. It provides a higher speed of these devices. All line drives are compatible with various versions of Windows, Mac OS X operating system and based on the kernel Linux.
128 - and 256-gigabaytnye SSD-drives MasterDrive RX can be implemented as a multi-layer technology (MLC), and peer (SLC) cells. In the first case, their maximum reading speed of 230 megabytes per second and write speed - 160 megabytes per second. The second - 230 and 200 megabytes per second respectively.
512-gigabaytny solid-state drive Super Talent MasterDrive RX Only technology MLC. It reads data at speeds of 230 megabytes per second, writes - 160 megabytes per second. The cost of this drive - one and a half thousand dollars.
Previously, the maximum capacity of series SSD-drive is equivalent to 256 gigabytes. 512-gigabaytny solid-state drive at the end of last year, the company announced the Toshiba. Its serial production will begin in spring of this year.
From hard drives SSD-drives are high speed and low power consumption. In addition, they are impervious to external influences, as well as the lack of moving parts. However, the cost of SSD-drives are significantly higher than that of conventional hard drive.

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