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Toshiba to enhance line-up of 32nm multi-level cell SSDs
Toshiba has announced an expanded line-up of NAND-flash-based solid state drives (SSDs) based on the company’s 32nm Multi-Level- Cell NAND flash memories. The new drives include the industry’s first 128Gb Half-Slim /mSATA SG Series SSD modules, ideally suited for a variety of applications including mini-mobile and netbook PCs, and the HG Series that delivers all the high level performance and endurance essential for notebook computers and for gaming and home entertainment systems.
The SG Series introduces the industry’s first 128Gb mSATA and Half-Slim SSD modules, the fruits of Toshiba’s layering technology, drives that are ideal for application in mobile applications, such as mini mobile PCs and netbooks. With a maximum sequential read speed of 180 MB per second (MBps) and a maximum sequential write speed of 70MBps, SG Series drives provide greater design flexibility and offer space and cost savings that surpass SSDs in hard drive form factors and cases: the 128GB modules are only one seventh the volume and one eighth the weight of 2.5-inch form factor SSDs, and consume a fraction of the power.