Kingston Adds mSATA SSDNow Solid State DrivesCategory: Storage / Hard Drives
Posted: April 21, 2014 03:46PM
Kingston is adding a pair of drives to its SSDNow line of drives with the mSATA form factor. Drives will now be available with capacities of 240GB and 480GB with read and write speeds up to 550MB/s and 520MB/s, respectively. Previously this line was limited to a maximum capacity of 120GB. The drives are controlled by the LSI SandForce 2241 controller and support Intel Smart Response Technology, TRIM, and S.M.A.R.T. drive monitoring. The mSATA drives have a standard PCB only design with no case and are targeted at small form factor systems including notebooks, tablets, and Ultrabooks.
Source: Press Release