Transcend launches mSATA Mini SSD Ideal for tablets and other portable devices
Transcend today announced the release of its SATA II 3Gb/s MSM610 mSATA mini solid state drive (SSD). Fully compliant with the SATA II 3Gb/s specification and built with industry-leading toggle-mode MLC NAND flash chips, the MSM610 mSATA mini SSD boasts blazing fast sequential read and write speeds up to 245 and 48 MB/s respectively. This outstanding performance translates into reduced boot up and data transfer times, superior application launch speed, and enhanced overall system responsiveness; especially useful for dual-drive notebooks and Ultrabooks taking advantage of both the high-speed MSM610 mSATA mini SSD and a high capacity hard disk drive.
Transcend’s MSM610 mSATA mini SSD measures just 26.8mm × 29.85mm × 3.85mm and offers excellent design flexibility to manufacturers of space-restricted embedded applications, including tablets, smartphones, Ultrabooks, eBook readers, navigation systems, set-top boxes, hand held scanners, mini PCs, and other compact devices. Despite its extra-small dimensions, the MSM610 comes equipped with advanced features such as TRIM and NCQ support, built-in ECC and wear leveling, intelligent block management, support for enhanced S.M.A.R.T. commands, and excellent shock resistance, providing exceptional reliability and data protection.