Silicon Power Launches eSATA/USB SSD II Drive

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Silicon Power, the leading brand among Solid State Disk (SSD) Manufacturers lifts the benchmark another notch with their new Portable eSATA / USB SSD II. It is the world’s first eSATA (eSATA; External Serial ATA) /USB dual interface portable SSD drive. The new drive emphasis the convenience of USB connection and the ultra fast performance of eSATA interface as an external drive. Overall, the drive has excellent aesthetics and the performance to match.

Having won rave reviews with their 64GB eSATA /USB SSD, Silicon Power releases the new lidless and portable eSATA/USB SSD II. Through the eSATA interface, maximum read speed reaches 90MB/Sec and maximum write reaches 50 MB/Sec. Maximum read through the USB connection is rated at 30MB/Sec and 20MB/sec for write. It is the perfect solution for professional multimedia enthusiasts or users that often carry and transfer large capacity files.

Silicon Power’s Portable eSATA/USB SSD II is plug-and-play compatible, suitable for use on PCs or laptops that support USB or eSATA interfaces. Utilizing high grade controller and flash modules, it consumes minimum power, is noiseless in operation, shock proof, vibration proof and of high stability. In addition, it is matched with Error Correcting Code (ECC) and Wear Leveling technology to ensure storage stability and extend its lifespan.

Silicon Power products meets strict European RoHS directive standards. Silicon Power’s Portable eSATA/USB SSD II is available in 64GB and 32GB capacities.


eSATA/USB SSD II VS. USB Pen Drive

Speed / Drive

eSATA/USB SSD

(eSATA Interface)

eSATA/USB SSD

(USB Interface)

Normal

(USB Pen Drive)

Read (MB/Sec)

90 MB/Sec

30 MB/Sec

7~16 MB/Sec

Write (MB/Sec)

50 MB/Sec

20 MB/Sec

2~4 MB/Sec

Product features:

  • eSATA and USB 2.0 dual interface
  • Cap-less retractable connector
  • Comes with Error Correcting Code (ECC) to ensure data reliability and stability
  • Comes with Wear Leveling technology to effectively extend product lifespan
  • Compatible with Windows Vista ReadyBoost
  • Compatible with eSATA (Max. 3Gb/sec transfer)
  • Employs quad channel technology
  • LED status light indicating power and read/ write
  • Plug-and-play compatible and does not require additional power
  • Green product and is in compliance with RoHS directive standards

Product specifications:

  • Capacity: 64GB/32GB
  • Dimension: 76.4 (L) x 27.0 (W) x 11.4mm (H) ±0.3mm
  • Weight: 20 grams
  • Interface: eSATA and USB
  • Supported operating system: Windows Vista, Win XP, Win 2000, Mac OS 9.0 & higher, Linux 2.4.0
  • Durability: At least 10,000 times pull-plug
  • Operating temperature: 0°C ~ 70°C
  • Storage temperature: -40°C ~ 85°C
  • Color: Golden Brown
  • Warranty: 2 years
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