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Team Unveils Dark L3 Line of Consumer SSDs

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Jun 5, 2013.

  1. btarunr

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    Team Group showed off its Dark L3 line of mainstream consumer SSDs. Based on the common SandForce SF-2281 platform, and built in the conventional 9.5 mm-thick 2.5 mm form-factor with SATA 6 Gb/s interface, these drives use 19 nm MLC NAND flash, and come in 60 GB, 120 GB, and 240 GB capacities. All three models offer up to 550 Mb/s reads, the 60 GB and 120 GB variants offers up to 450 MB/s writes, while the 240 GB variant offers up to 500 MB/s. All three models offer 35,000 IOPS 4K random reads, the 60 GB variant offers 25,000 IOPS 4K random writes; while the 120 GB and 240 GB variants offer up to 50,000 IOPS. Most common client SSD features such as TRIM, NCQ, and SMART, are standard issue.

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    That 60GB offers the best performance in the market imo. Best for an OS drive only.
     
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    I would like to know how you came to that conclusion. I don't see a single benchmark on this SSD, so I'll reserve judgment when real numbers exist unless I'm not seeing them and Google is failing me.
     
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    Tell me another drive that have better specs than this one at 60GB.
     

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