BitMicro unveils hardy SSDs
BitMicro announced it has released its Ace Drive I-Series lineup of Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA), solid-state drives (SSDs). According to the company, the I-Series can operate in severe industrial conditions.
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The I-Series is available in a 2.5-inch form factor in capacities from 8 GB to 1 TB. The drives are designed to operate in temperatures from -40 degrees to 85 degrees Celsius, as well as in conditions of high vibration, shock and humidity, according to BitMicro.
The company said the drives are a drop-in replacement for traditional hard drives and support Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology, or S.M.A.R.T.; Native Command Queuing; TRIM and wear leveling.
Mushkin announces new PCI Express SSD
Austin, Texas-based Mushkin Inc. announced that its Scorpion Deluxe PCI Express (PCIe) SSD will be available this month.
The "Scorpion" is available in 240, 480, 960 and 1,920 GB capacities, according to Mushkin, and includes the Quad SandForce SF-2281 SSD processor and the PCIe 2.0 x8 interface. The cards support up to 2,150 Mbps reads and up to 1,900 Mbps writes, the company said.
Memoright launches TLC SSD
Taipei-based Memoright recently announced its XTM Series SATA III SSDs that use 19 nm TLC flash memory.
The company said its Endurance Write firmware included with the XTM Series enhances SSD life and provides stable read/write performance, and the XTM Series supports TRIM commands as well.
Memoright said the XTM Series will come in 2.5-inch and 1.8-inch form factors with capacities of 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB.