SanDisk releases four new SSDs of the CloudSpeed line
The US memory card and SSD maker SanDisk has announced the worldwide release of four new SSDs that belong to the company’s CloudSpeed line. The drives are called Extreme, Ultra, Ascend and Eco and target various market segments.
The CloudSpeed Extreme has been designed for heavy loading and comes with a 5-year warranty that guarantees 10 full write-erase cycles per day. The SSD reaches 75 000 IOPS when reading and then 25 000 IOPS when writing. Capacity ranges from 100 GB to 800 GB, while the memory can withstand 14.6 PB of written and erased data.
The CloudSpeed Ultra comes with a 5-year warranty that comes with 3 full write-erase cycles per day. The drive has been designed for use in moderate usage servers and offers capacities between 200 GB and 800 GB. The SSD reaches 80 000 IOPS when reading and 25 000 IOPS when writing. In addition the memory can withstand writing 4.4 PB of data.
The CloudSpeed Ascend is best used in databases, file servers, web servers and other similar PCs. It comes with a 5-year warranty that covers 1 full write-erase cycle per day, capacities that range between 240 GB and 960 GB and 80 000 IOPS when reading and 15 000 IOPS when writing. The drive can withstand 1.8 PB of written data.
The CloudSpeed Eco is the basic model that is best used for web tasks and cloud computing. The SSD comes with a 3-year warranty when having 1 full write-erase cycle per day. The SSD offers 450 MB/sec of read speed and 400 MB/sec of write speed as well as 80 000 IOPS when reading and 15 000 IOPS when writing. Users can depend on it to hold up to 1 PB of written data. As to the capacities they range between 200 GB and 800 GB.
The pricing of the new SSDs is not known at the moment.