Mushkin releases high-speed Scorpion Deluxe SSDs

The world of SSDs has welcomed a new SSD family by US manufacturer Mushkin Enhanced. The so called Scorpion Deluxe family offers high speed and performance and consists of four members, which measure 167.5 x 111.5 x 14.2 mm and offer capacities of 240 GB, 480 GB, 960 GB and 1920 GB.

The SSDs are based on MLC NAND flash memory and support the PCIe 2.0 8x interface. A peculiarity of the entire line is that every SSD in the family comes with four LSI SandForce SF-2281 controllers which provide the staggering read speed of 2165 MB/sec and 1990 MB/sec of write speed while getting 105 000 IOPS for random write speed. The random read speed depends on the drive – the 240 GB model offers 50 000 IOPS, while the 480 GB/960 GB and 1920 GB models offer 70 000/78 000 and 87 000 IOPS respectively.

The Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe drives are not cheap – the 480 GB model sells for USD 979, while the 960 GB model costs USD 1334. For this much money you also get MTBF of 1 million hours and 3 years of warranty.


Source: Mushkin

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