New Solid States Drives from Super Talent
Super Talent announced the launch of a new line of solid state disk (SSD) drives as part of their new MasterDrive series. Designed to be fully interchangeable with standard 2.5" drives, the new SSDs are built using a SATA-II 3GB/s interface to provide greater through put and maximum compatibility with current equipment. The MasterDrive series is composed of MX and DX drives. The MasterDrive MX drives make use multi-level cell NAND flash memory for higher densities and lower cost while achieving maximum sustained read/write speeds of 120 and 40 MB/sec and can be had in capacities of 20GB to 120 GB. The DX drives make use of single-level cell NAND memory that boast higher read/write speeds of 120 and 70 GB/s and are available in 30 and 60 GB sizes. Prices range from $299 to $1,299 US and are currently available from major e-tailers.