GOODRAM releases CX100 SSD line
The Polish memory maker Wilk Elektronik SA, which is better known as GOODRAM, has released the new CX100 line of solid-state drives. The new includes four models with capacities of 120 GB, 240 GB, 480 GB and 960 GB and all of them support SATA 3.0. The drives are also 7 mm thick and belong to the popular 2.5-inch form factor.
The CX100 line includes the powerful Phison S10 memory controller and is based on 19 nm TLC NAND flash memory by Toshiba. The drives also have up to 1 GB of LPDDR3 memory, which is used as cache. Performance-wise they reach 560 MB/sec of sequential read speed and 530 MB/sec of sequential write speed as well as 88 000 IOPS while reading and 70 000 IOPS while writing.
The new SSDs support TRIM and SMART as well as Garbage Collection technology, which protects the SSD against a sudden power loss. The drives have MTBF of 2 million hours and need just 0.105 watts of power consumption. In addition to this the SSDs come with a special adapter that increases the drive thickness to 9.5 mm.
The CX100 line costs EUR 55 (120 GB model), EUR 84 (240 GB model), EUR 162 (480 GB model) and EUR 348 (960 GB model). All drives in the line come with a 3-year warranty.