SanDisk announces high-performance X100 Solid State Drive
SanDisk today announced the SanDisk X100 solid state drive (SSD) for client computing markets. The SanDisk X100 SSD is available in capacities up to 512GB and utilizes multi-level cell (MLC) technology, a SATA 6 Multi-level-cell, Multi-Streaming-feature, GB/s high-performance interface, advanced multi-streaming features and tiered caching technology. SanDisk X100 solid state drive offers up to 500/420 megabyte per second (MB/sec) sequential read/write speeds, and enables a user to copy a 4GB high-definition movie in less than 10 seconds. In addition to the standard 2.5 inch form factor, the X100 SSD also comes in mSATA and customized thin form factors to address the emerging ultra-thin laptop market.
SanDisk offers a wide variety of configuration options, including standalone and dual drive caching solutions. The SanDisk X100 SSD achieves long-term reliability through robust, continual background error checking and advanced NAND recovery mechanisms. The drive is available now for sampling to PC manufacturers and production-volume shipments. SanDisk X100 SSD is available In a Variety of Capacities and Form Factors.