Kingston expands SSDNow mS20 SSD line

Kingston expands SSDNow mS20 SSD line

The famous memory maker Kingston has expanded its SSDNow product line with two new SSD models that offer capacities of 240 GB and 480 GB and belong to its mS20 SSD line.

The new company products come in the mSATA form factor and measure 50.88 x 30 mm for total weight of 6.86 grams. Although the new Kingston products target budget-oriented users they support Intel Smart Response Technology, S.M.A.R.T., TRIM and 128-bit encryption.

The new SSDs support the latest SATA 3.0 interface and make use of the SandForce 2281 memory controller. They reach sequential read and write speeds of 550 MB/sec and 520 MB/sec respectively as well as 72 000/40 000 IOPS for the 240 GB model and 72 000/18 000 IOPS for the 480 GB model. The MTBF is rated at 1 million hours.

The new Kingston devices come with a three-year warranty but their price is unknown at the moment.

Source: Kingston

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