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Super Talent Ships UltraDrive MT 2.5" SSD

Super Talent Ships UltraDrive MT 2.5" SSD

Super Talent really has been on a roll of late. The company's USB 3.0 flash drives are undercutting just about everyone with regard to price, and today they're introducing a refresh to their Ultra Drive SSD series. The new UltraDrive MT SSD is the drive in question, offering a SATA II interface and the new Barefoot controller (plus Indilinx Martini firmware). It's a 2.5" drive, which means it's made specifically to fit into notebook computers.

It also includes the latest in SSD technology, featuring Garbage Collection, TRIM support, wear leveling and ECC. All of those ought to make the entire drive more reliable over the long haul. It's available in capacities ranging from 60GB to 240GB and with MLC / SLC NAND Flash, with sequential read/write rates of 255MB/sec and 250MB/sec, respectively. Hopefully the prices will be competitive, though.

Super Talent Now Shipping New UltraDrive MTTM SSD

New Controller delivers enhanced Performance & Value

San Jose, California - January 7, 2011 - Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of Flash storage solutions and DRAM memory modules, today announced a refresh to their Ultra Drive SSD series, the new UltraDrive MT.

SuperTalent's new SATA II SSD is equipped with the new Barefoot controller-plus Indilinx Martini firmware, offers a host of attractive new features and performance, without breaking the bank. This new 2.5" SATA drive includes the latest reliability features including: Garbage collection, Trim support, Wear leveling and ECC, designed to keep this SSD running at optimum performance for the life of the drive.

Ultra Drive MTTM
Interface     Form Factor     Capacities     NAND Flash     Sequential
Read/Write
SATA II     2.5"     60GB-240GB     MLC/SLC     255/250 MB/s

"The UltraDrive MT offers an important balance between price and performance. Now is a great time to upgrade to an SSD"., said Super Talent COO, CH Lee.

The Ultra Drive MT posts an impressive 255MB/s Read and 250MB/s Write speed. The new Barefoot controller, and Indilinx Martini firmware, offers a substantial increase random write performance over its predecessor. Performance of these smaller random blocks is important for OS and application performance and thus has a noticeable impact on the drive's overall performance. Available in capacities of up to 240GB, Ultra Drive MT is the optimal performance upgrade option at an attractive price.

This Ultra Drive MT is an important addition to SuperTalent's Ultra Drive SSD lineup. The new Ultra Drive MT represents an attractive price/performance between our Value Line and Enterprise SSD's.

About Super Talent Technology
Super Talent Technology Corporation based in San Jose, California, designs and manufactures a full range of DDR, DDR2, and DDR3 memory modules and Flash based storage devices for computers and consumer electronics. An ISO 9001 certified company, Super Talent utilizes its state- of-the-art factories and leading-edge components to produce award winning products with outstanding reliability. Super Talent is an active member of the JEDEC and ONFI standards bodies. With over 250 patents, the company was ranked 38th in the 2009 Wall Street Journal's Patent ScorecardTM for the IT industry.
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I'll take 8 of the 240GB's please.................................please-please-oh, please!

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Funny thing is that newegg doesn't seem to stock Super Talent anymore.  Is there a reason for this?  The best supplier is now amazon.  I think super talent is rather underrated by people.  Everyone gets stuck in the main stream advertisers.  Super Talent is great, and I'm with Neil hook us up with one or eight of these for one of the next contests.

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@neil:

8x240? what - you just want to browse the web and check email? :-)

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