PNY outs new solid-state drive lines
PNY Technologies has unveiled several new solid-state drive lines that cover the entire SSD market when it comes to price and features.
The PNY EP7000 Series is a high-performance line that targets enterprise environments and aims to meet hyperscale mega data center and cloud customer needs. The line includes 2.5-inch models with capacities of 120 GB – 480 GB and has support for hardware power fail, RAID configurations, AES-256, hardware encryption, compression and more.
The PNY CL4000 Series is a line that is best used in client OEM business environments. The line includes drives with capacities between 80 GB and 960 GB. The drive line offers leading SSD features, low power DEVSleep to support all day battery life, best in class read/write performance per watt, support for ECC and more. The drives in the line are available in the popular 2.5-inch form factor.
The PNY CS2000 line is designed for gamers and enthusiasts and includes 2.5-inch SATA models with great performance and reliability with capacities between 120 GB and 960 GB.
Finally the CS1000 Series is for regular consumers – the line offers 2.5-inch and M.2 form factors and densities between 120 GB and 480 GB and has stable performance for cost conscious SSD buyers that need entry level solid-state drives.
The new SSDs will be commercially available in Q2 2015. The EP7000 and CL4000 lines come with a 5-year warranty, while the CS2000 and CS1000 lines have 3-year warranties. No word on pricing as of now.