SanDisk offers SSD line with 10 years of warranty

SanDisk offers SSD line with 10 years of warranty

The flash memory storage solutions maker SanDisk has surprised investors and consumers with the presentation of a new line of solid-state drives (SSDs) that come with a 10-year warranty. The company says this is the industry’s first such SSD line and it is perfect for use in gaming PCs and computing devices used by professionals and hardware enthusiasts.

The new line carries the SanDisk SSD Extreme PRO brand name and comes with three models as of now that offer capacities of 240 GB, 480 GB and 960 GB. All drives reach 90 000 IOPS and come in the common 2.5-inch form factor offering performance that reaches 550 MB/sec of sequential read speed for all models and 515 MB/sec of sequential write speed for the 480 GB and 960 GB models. The 240 GB model is a bit slower when it comes to writing reaching 500 MB/sec. The remaining tech specs are shrouded in mystery as SanDisk has not shared official information on the type of memory and memory controller used but it is likely that the entire line makes use of 19 nm eX2 ABL MLC NAND flash memory made by SanDisk. As to the controller the tech specs called “SanDisk nCache Pro” suggest that the memory controller inside is made by Marvell and the precise model is Marvell 88SS9189.

If you want one of these drives you should prepare USD 189 for the 240 GB model, USD 369 for the 240 GB model and USD 599 for the 960 GB model. It is likely, however, for the warranty to be limited by the amount of data you will write on the SSD so check this fact before you purchase one of the new SanDisk SSD Extreme PRO solid-state drives.

Source: SanDisk

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