128-Gbyte solid-state drive carries $299 price tag - Embedded.com

128-Gbyte solid-state drive carries $299 price tag

San Jose, Calif.—Super Talent Technology recently launched a pair of SATA-II solid-state drives (SSDs) that it claims shatter previous price barriers.

Marketed under the brand-name MasterDrive LX, Super Talent's SSDs offer five times better resistance to shock and vibration, consume less power, support a wider range of operating temperatures and altitudes, and are completely silent, the company said. The MasterDrive LX line is offered in 64-Gbyte and 128-Gbyte capacities.

Backed with a 1-year warranty, the MasterDrive LX is built with NAND flash and uses a SATA-II 3Gbps interface that makes it 100% interchangeable with hard disk drives. These SSDs support sequential read speeds of up to 100 Mbyte/s, and sequential write speeds of up to 40-Mbyte/s. Additional features include integrated ECC, wear leveling and bad bit management functions.

Pricing: (FTM64GO25H64GB) 2.5-inch SATA-II SSD100/40-Mbyte/s: $179; and (FTM28GO25H128GB) 2.5-inch SATA-II SSD100/40-Mbyte/s: $299.
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Super Talent Technology Corp., www.supertalent.com

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