Toshiba launches Dynabook SS RX2/WAJ, World’s First PC integrating 512GB SSD

toshiba-dynabook-ss-rx2wajToshiba Corporation , reinforcing its “dynabook SS RX2 series” of notebook PCs offering light weight, slim lines, and long-lasting battery operation, today announced the introduction of the top-of-the-range “dynabook SS RX2/WAJ,” world’s first PC integrating 512GB SSD (Solid State Drive). The new model is available in two versions from today at Toshiba’s on-line shop for the Japanese market.

The new, Toshiba-developed 512GB SSD employs a 2-bit-per-cell multi-level NAND flash memory to realize, the world’s largest capacity SSD, with four times the density of SSD integrated into currently available products. Furthermore, a new controller that realizes high-speed parallel processing with the multi-level NAND flash memory boosts data access speeds by approximately 230%(3) for read (max. 230MB per sec) and 450%(3) for write (max.180MB per sec), compared with SSD integrated into current PCs. It also boosts data access speed by approx. 300% for read and 250%(3) for write, compared to a hard disk drive (HDD). SSDs are free of mechanical structures such as a rotating disc, and ideal for integration into mobile notebook PCs, making them more resistant to vibration and shock.

Toshiba dynabook SS RX2/WAJ

The dynabook SS RX2 is a mobile notebook PC created to the design concept of “true mobility”. Its light (approx.1,095g), thin (19.5mm to 25.5mm) design integrates capabilities essential for mobile notebook PCs, including long-time battery operation (12 hours)(5) and a ruggedness that sailed through tests(6) by an independent certification organization. Integration of an SSD reinforces the hallmark performance excellence of the RX2, making the notebook perfect for use on the go. The RX2 also achieves an energy-saving design that cuts power consumption by adopting an ultra-low voltage CPU, a transreflective LCD that uses natural sunlight to make screen images more visible even without switching on the backlight, not to mention the power-efficient SSD.

Source: Toshiba

Related posts

MSI presents R6850 Cyclone 1GD5 Power Edition graphics card

MSI today introduces  overclocked version of the AMD's Radeon HD6850 GPU which features a custom cooling solution and 6+1 power system to improve power supply quality and stability. The MSI's video card comes with GPU clocked at 860MHz , has a 960 Stream Processors and 1GB GDDR5 at 4400 MHz...

Patriot Memory releases SODIMM memory for ultrabooks

Need a memory upgrade for an ultrabook? You’ve come to the right place. Perhaps this is how an ad for Patriot’s new SODIMM memory for ultrabooks will look like. Indeed the US company has launched Memory for Ultrabooks specifically designed for the ultrabook market. Running at just...

Samsung debuts P80 Premium, P30 Essential series notebooks and NB30 Pro netbook

Samsung Electronics America announced two new notebook  series aimed at business users - P80 Premium series and P30 Essential series. Along with the two new lines, Samsung also intros and the NB30 Pro netbook for professionals in the office and while on the road. “Business users have...

Leave a comment