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Super Talent launches its MasterDrive OX, PX SSDs

Super Talent is bulking up its solid-state drive (SSD) family with new, third generation models. The company today announced that its new MasterDrive OX and PX SSDs feature a brand new multi-channel SATA-II controller for increased read/write speeds.

The new 2.5" MasterDrive OX drives employ multi-level cell (MLC) memory and feature read speeds of 150MB/sec and write speeds of 100MB/sec. The drives will be available in capacities of 32GB ($149), 64GB ($259), and 128GB ($419).

Super Talent also made updates to its single-level cell (SLC) SSDs with the new MasterDrive PX family. These drives will be available in capacities of 32GB ($499) or 64GB ($849) and are capable of 170MB/sec reads and 130MB/sec writes.

Interestingly, the MLC-based drives come with a paltry one-year warranty, while the SLC drives are backed by a more respectable three-year warranty.

"In this, our third generation of SATA SSDs, we’ve taken performance to incredible new heights, with sustained read and write speeds that will leave any hard disk drive in the dust," said Joe James, Super Talent Director of Marketing. "At the same time, our MasterDrive SSDs are among the most cost effective solid state storage solutions available."

The drives are expected to be available in the retail market later this week.



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RE: Drive Controller?
By ChiefsLead on 9/19/2008 8:59:22 AM , Rating: 2
I wonder if your set up is why you don't see any stuttering? Do you have 3 or 4GB of RAM and your page file turned off? I would like to see some benches where someone compares 4GB of RAM and no page file against, 2 other setups. One with 4GB of RAM and Windows controls the page file and another with 2GB of RAM and 2GB page file. And then to make things really cool, and get the most out of the test, run 2 or 3 bench marks at the same time. Then this would really show who has the best SSD per category.


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