TDK Launches Series of High-Speed Serial ATA II Compatible Solid State Drives
TDK Corporation announced today the launch in late May 2009 of the SDG2A series of serial ATA (SATA) II compatible industrial solid state drives(SSDs) with a maximum memory capacity of 64 GByte. These TDK products are industrial SATA Flash discs equipped with GBDriver RS2 SATA controller ICs developed by TDK. They support high-speed access with an effective read speed of 95 MByte/second and effective write speed of 55 MByte/second. These SATA drives are also equipped with an auto-recovery function that automatically recovers data when read disturbance errors occur from repeated reading of data, making them ideal for use on automotive application such as car navigation systems.
The TDK drives also feature an advanced encryption function using the 128-bit AES encryption that has been registered as United States Department of Commerce Federal Information Processing Standards FIPS PUB197.