Wednesday, February 19th 2014

Toshiba Launches the HG6 Series Solid State Drives

Toshiba Corporation today announced the launch of the "HG6 series" of client SSDs integrating NAND chips fabricated with 19 nm second-generation process technology. Shipping will start from March.

The new HG6 series SSDs are Toshiba's first to use NAND chips fabricated with 19 nm second-generation process technology. Versions will be available in capacities from 60 GB to 512 GB, in 2.5-type, thin space-saving mSATA and M.2 (single- and double-sided) form factors, to meet various requirements.

The new SSDs include a self-encrypting option that is compliant with the Trusted Computing Group's TCG Opal Ver. 2.0. They also incorporate Toshiba's original wipe function, which automatically erases data when an SSD is accessed by an unregistered system.

All models in the series integrate a 6Gbit/s SATA interface and have a maximum sequential read speed of 534 MB/s (512 GB model). They offer fast booting and application starts, and their low power consumption help to improve battery life in mobile devices. The HG6 series is suitable for notebook PCs, workstations, thin clients, server boot drives and read-intensive enterprise applications.
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3 Comments on Toshiba Launches the HG6 Series Solid State Drives

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R-T-B
If those performance figures are accurate, looks like Samsung's lineup is finally getting a run for it's money...
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Gsa700
Is this using an OCZ design? What controller? Indillix?
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