Thursday, June 5, 2008

Super Talent Announces 1.8-Inch Micro-SATA SSD for Laptops

Ultra-Thin ‘MasterDrive KX’ SSD is Ideal for UMPC Upgrades

Computex, Taipei, Taiwan – June 3, 2008 – Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of Flash storage solutions and DRAM memory modules, today released a new line of 1.8-inch Micro-SATA SSDs.

At merely 5mm thick, these Micro-SATA SSDs are slimmer than most 1.8-inch hard drives, and hold up to 120GB of data. “In terms of performance, power consumption, and shock and vibration resistance the MasterDrive KX is substantially better than hard drives. The MasterDrive KX is an excellent upgrade for laptop users looking for greater reliability or to accelerate bootup and load times”, Super Talent Marketing Director, Joe James explained.

MasterDrive KX Description MSRP
FUM20GK18H 120GB MLC 120/40 MB/sec $679
FUM60GK18H 60GB MLC 120/40 MB/sec $449
FUM30GK18H 30GB MLC 120/40 MB/sec $299

Built with MLC NAND Flash, the MasterDrive KX is offered in 30GB, 60GB and 120GB capacities. With 0.1ms access time and 120MB/sec and 40MB/sec max sequential read and write speeds, these SSDs provide lightning fast access to files. The Micro-SATA connector in a 1.8-inch form factor makes these SSDs an ideal upgrade for UMPCs (Ultra Mobile PCs). MasterDrive KX SSDs are available now through NewBiiz.

Super Talent will showcase its complete range of SSDs, Flash and DRAM products at the Computex Convention in Taipei June 3-7 at Nangang Hall Area 4F #N518.

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