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Samsung offers 6Gbps mSATA SSDs for Ultrabooks

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 01 Dec 2011 19:38 User comments (1)

Samsung offers 6Gbps mSATA SSDs for Ultrabooks Drives are designed for use in ultra-slim notebooks.
Samsung has announced volume production of new SSDs that support the Mini-Serial ATA (mSATA) interface. The new SSDs will be part of the popular Samsung PM830 product family that was introduced earlier this year. They use Samsung's 20 nanometer class NAND flash memory components, incorporating a toggle DDR interface.

Available in 64GB 128GB and 256GB capacities (32GB for caching), the SSDs utilize high-performance SATA 6Gb/s controllers based on Samsung's own technology, operating at the industry's highest sequential read and write speeds of 500MB/s and 260MB/s respectively, under optimal conditions.

"Samsung's compact mSATA SSDs will provide performance of the highest quality in helping to deliver the advanced ultra-slim PCs that consumers have been wanting," said Myungho Kim, vice president of memory marketing, Device Solutions, Samsung Electronics.

"Samsung plans to continue providing timely delivery of advanced SSD solutions, while preserving its leadership position in the SSD market for notebook PCs."

The Samsung mSATA SSDs feature an advanced hardware-based security solution including 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) protection, which will prevent unauthorized access to data on a lost or stolen notebook PC.

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1 user comment

13.12.2011 15:33

Well, hell, there goes $500 tacked on to your order. Speed like they're saying comes at a price these days.


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