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Super Talent Launches Fast New SATA-II SSDs

Super Talent Launches Fast New SATA-II SSDs

Super Talent Launches Dangerously Fast New SATA-II SSDs

Support up to 170MB/sec Read and 130MB/sec Sequential Write Speeds

San Jose, California – September 16, 2008 – Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of Flash storage solutions and DRAM memory modules, today added two new series of SSD products in their MasterDrive family that deliver substantially faster performance than existing SSDs.

These new SSDs are based on a sophisticated new multi-channel SATA-II (3.0 Gbits per sec) controller. The MasterDrive OX uses MLC NAND Flash to transfer data at speeds up to 150 MB/sec (sequential read) and 100 MB/sec (sequential write). The MasterDrive OX is offered in capacities up to 128GB, and is backed with a 1-year warranty.

The MasterDrive PX employs SLC NAND Flash to deliver the best possible reliability and endurance. Furthermore, it supports breath-taking sequential read and write speeds, up to 170 and 130 MB/sec read and write speeds respectively. MasterDrive PX SSDs are available in 32 and 64GB capacities, and includes a 3-year warranty.

Both MasterDrive OX and PX SSDs support the following standard features:

  • Fast 0.1msec access time;
  • 0C to 70C operating temperature range;
  • Integrated wear leveling and bad bit management algorithms, and ECC.

The 128GB MasterDrive OX will be available this week at a street price of around $419.

Super Talent Director of Marketing, Joe James commented, “In this, our third generation of SATA SSDs, we’ve taken performance to incredible new heights, with sustained read and write speeds that will leave any hard disk drive in the dust. At the same time, our MasterDrive SSDs are among the most cost effective solid state storage solutions available.”

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 We might be running these in our rigs sooner than we thought! We can get Raid to buy one first and test it for us!Wait he,s going to need two for those Rigs he,s got going!Big SmileYes

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amdcrankitup:

 We might be running these in our rigs sooner than we thought!

 

Looks like it! Very exciting times.

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Impressive performance for a relatively reasonable price.

Taking into consideration the fact that I just purchased a new 1.5TB HD, I can safely say, the next HD I purchase will be a SSD. I will be keeping my eye on Samsung and Intel for the next year or so before I begin my transition to solid state. I am really looking forward to seeing the levels of performance Intel's second and third gen SSDs are going to offer.

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