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Mushkin Debuts the World's Fastest 30 GB mSATA Solid-State Drive

Mushkin, Inc., an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance and mission-critical computer products, today announced the worldwide launch of its new 30 GB Atlas deluxe mSATA solid-state drive (SSD), scheduled to start shipping this month.

The new 30 GB Atlas deluxe, the latest from the award-winning mSATA SSD product line, is the fastest on the market, featuring read/write speeds up to 555/365 megabytes per second, and 4KB random read/write IOPS up to 92,000/70,000. Atlas deluxe delivers SSD reliability and performance, in a lower-powered, smaller mSATA SSD form factor that measures about an eighth of the size for easy installation on any device with an mSATA slot. Validated for NVELO Dataplex caching software and Intel Smart Response Technology, the Atlas deluxe mSATA is well-suited as a cache for existing hard drives or as a standalone SSD for thin and light laptops and Ultrabooks.

Mushkin Expands its USB 3.0 Flash Drive Product Line

Mushkin, Inc., an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance computer products, today introduced its latest line of high-performance USB 3.0 flash drives, the new Ventura Plus, available in 8 GB, 16 GB and 32 GB storage capacities.

Ventura Plus delivers significant performance increases of up to ten times the speed of typical USB 3.0 flash drives, allowing users to share a 4 GB HD movie in 15 seconds - compared to as long as 5 minutes with non-optimized USB 3.0 drives.

Mushkin Introduces New Line of Slim 7 mm Chronos Deluxe Drives

Mushkin, Inc., an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance and mission-critical computer products, today announced that its new line of slim 7 mm Mushkin Chronos Deluxe Solid-State Drives (SSDs) geared for the new generation of ultrabooks that has started shipping worldwide.

Continuing the tradition of Mushkin's award-winning Chronos Deluxe SSDs, the new drives unleash scorching-fast read and write speeds, cutting-edge SandForce technology, and unmatched performance for the dollar. Featuring high-speed synchronous MLC NAND, advanced controller technology, optimized NAND management and a SATA 6 Gb/s interface, Mushkin now offers enthusiasts the ability to upgrade their PC or notebook that pushes the limits of slim computing.

Mushkin Announces the Catalyst Cache SSD The Best of Both Worlds - Speed and Capacity

Add SSD performance to an existing hard drive at an economical price with the new Mushkin Catalyst Cache SSD. This simple upgrade combines the capacity of an existing hard drive with the speed of a Solid State Drive. The addition of a Mushkin Catalyst Cache SSD will accelerate boot times, application launches, and general system performance

Dataplex Cache software makes the innovative combination of a hard drive and an SSD possible. Frequently accessed data and applications are cached to the SSD automatically. Less frequently used data stays on the hard drive. Further boosting performance - Mushkin's caching policy includes both reads and writes. Supercharged performance is the result.

Mushkin Unveils Three New SSD Product Lines at CES

Mushkin unveiled three new lines of consumer solid state drives (SSDs) at CES, the Chronos GO, Atlas, and Scorpion. Chronos Go is a series of simple SSDs in the 1.8-inch SATA 6 Gb/s form-factor, Atlas is a series of mSATA SSDs based on a fast controller that takes advantage of SATA 6 Gb/s interface, while Scorpion is a line of ultra-high performance PCI-Express SSDs. At the heart of all three is SandForce SF-2281 SSD controller. Chronos GO is available in Standard and Deluxe variants, both offering sequential read speeds up to 565 MB/s, and write speeds up to 525 MB/s, with 4K random write performance of 90,000 IOPS. These drives are available in capacities of up to 480 GB.

Next up are the Atlas mSATA drives. These include standard and deluxe variants, too, with the same sequential read speeds of up to 565 MB/s. It's just that the deluxe variant offers slightly higher write speeds of up to 535 MB/s, while the standard one stays at up to 525 MB/s. These drives will be available in capacities up to 240 GB. Both Chronos GO and Atlas lines will be available sometime in Q1, 2012.

Mushkin Announces Next Generation Chronos and Chronos Deluxe SSDs

Mushkin, Inc., a global leader in high-performance computer products, today announced "Chronos", a new solid state drive series based on the SandForce SF-2281 processor. This series will be Mushkin's first utilizing the SATA Revision 3.0 protocol, providing 6 gigabits per second of bandwidth. The Chronos Series is comprised of two types of products: "Chronos" and "Chronos Deluxe". Chronos Deluxe SSDs utilize high-speed NAND flash memory and are ideal for enthusiasts or those in audio/video production who require the greatest possible bandwidth. Chronos SSDs offer asynchronous flash memory and provide users with eye-opening SSD speed and functionality at a value-oriented price.

"This new series of SSDs is the latest in Mushkin's long history of solid state storage products. This is an area in which we have made great strides and our Chronos SSD line will continue this tradition. Users who are ready for SATA 6 Gb/s now, or are planning to upgrade down the road, will not find a better drive in terms of performance and price." – Brian Flood, Mushkin director of product development.

Primer on the SSD Market and Mushkin, Inc.'s Plans in the Segment

The Solid State Drive (SSD) market is one of the most exciting and fastest-growing segments in computer components today, and for good reason. SSDs offer a host of advantages over traditional platter-based Hard Disk Drives, with many of these advantages already known to seasoned computer enthusiasts.

Mushkin, Inc. has been very eager to release SSDs with the best specifications and quality control standards that exist. Our “Io” and “Callisto deluxe” SSD series have been enjoyed and recognized the world over by end users and enthusiasts alike. However, as the SSD segment continues to grow and manufacturers adapt to the latest technologies, some irregularities and performance issues have arisen.

Muskin Intros New Low-Latency DDR3-1600 MHz Memory Kits

Mushkin Enhanced (Mushkin) released two new DDR3-1600 MHz (PC3-12800) memory kits bearing the company's Radioactive-themed FrostByte heatspreaders. The release includes a 4 GB (2x 2 GB) dual-channel kit best suited for socket LGA1156 systems, and a 6 GB (3x 2 GB) triple-channel kit, best suited for LGA1366 systems. The modules operate at 1600 MHz with timings of 7-9-7-24, with module voltage of 1.65V. Backed by a lifetime warranty, the 4 GB kit is priced at US $67.49, and the 6 GB one at $101.49.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

Mushkin Announces 'Ridgeback' Heatsink for Redline

Mushkin, a global leader in high-performance computer products, announced today the release of 'Redline Ridgeback', a new variation on a heatsink that has become a staple in the high-performance and overclocking communities. Because of its aggressive yet sleek design and incredible heat dissipation qualities, enthusiasts the world over have demanded the Ridgeback heatsink for their memory cooling needs. Now, this exciting piece of technology has been prepared for Mushkin's world-renowned Redline Series with an engaging and strong blood-red appearance.

"The Ridgeback Project has been an exciting project for both myself and our marketing department. Because of Ridgeback's success, we wanted to offer the cooling technology with a sharp new look, and to give customers new aesthetic options. Case modders and system builders now have a striking new look available to them when using Ridgeback. Redline has always been Mushkin's premier memory line, and we're happy to add Ridgeback to its mix. Our new blood-red Ridgeback heatsinks scream 'performance' and offer it in every respect." – Brian Flood, director of product development.

Mushkin Announces New Radioactive Series Memory Kits

Mushkin, a global leader in high-performance computer products, announces the availability of new Radioactive memory kits tailored for the gaming and enthusiast markets. This new Radioactive Series launches with DDR3-1600 CL6 memory kits for Intel's LGA1366 and LGA1156 platforms, as well as a 2000 MHz 6GB CL8 triple kit. In the near future, more kits with different specifications will be available.

"We're elated to offer viscerally engaging products for our friends in the gaming and high performance sectors. We have many plans to cater to enthusiasts, and this kit release is just the tip of the iceberg." – Wade Shiflett, Mushkin, Inc. marketing director. These new high performance memory kits are available now at mushkin.com and our partners around the globe. Shortly, these kits will be bundled at newegg.com with Bethesda Softworks's "Fallout: New Vegas" PC video game titled for great savings.

Mushkin Announces SATA 6Gb/s Enterprise-Class EP Series SSDs

Mushkin, Inc., a global leader in high-performance and mission critical computer products, today announced a new solid state drive series based on SandForce's enterprise-class SF-2500 and SF-2600 SSD processors. This series further underlines Mushkin's commitment to providing the business sector with the highest performance and reliability solid state storage solutions.

The next generation Mushkin EP Series SSDs will provide significant performance enhancements and add an impressive set of features enabled by the SF-2000 series enterprise processors:
  • Up to 500 MB/s read/write sequential transfer rate
  • Up to 60,000 sustained random read/write IOPS
  • Advanced ECC with up to 55 bits correctable per 512-byte sector (BCH)
  • Power/performance throttling for improved energy efficiency and conservation

Mushkin Enhanced Announces 40 GB Callisto Deluxe SSD

Mushkin, Inc., a global leader in enhanced-performance computer products and, through its Mushkin Select brand, the VAR channel, announced today the release of a new solid state drive in its Callisto deluxe series, a 40 GB version. This SSD is ideal for new adopters of solid state drive technology looking for an extremely fast drive at a very attractive price, and offers excellent performance when coupled with other drives in RAID configurations.

“Our new 40GB Callisto deluxe drives are a product that customers in all segments can enjoy. They are not only a great solution to enter the exciting world of solid state disk technology, but also a great data storage solution for enthusiasts when placed in a RAID configuration.” – Brian Flood, Mushkin’s director of product development. Boasting read speeds of up to 280 MB/s and write speeds of up to an impressive 270 MB/s, the Callisto deluxe series is equipped with the industry-acclaimed Sandforce SF-1200 controller.

Mushkin, Inc. Announces New Mushkin Select Business Unit

Mushkin Inc., a global leader in high-performance computer products, announced today the launch of Mushkin Select, a new brand of memory modules and components designed specifically for the VAR community.

From launch, Mushkin Select will have a vast selection of modules available which are configured perfectly for OEM systems, as well as standard modules to meet general needs and specifications.

"Mushkin is excited to deliver our quality and reputation to the VAR community. Over the years, we have had a great deal of interaction with end-users and enthusiast customers. Our belief is that Mushkin Select will deliver the culmination of our experience and expertise to a new frontier. With managed services, hosting and other key components becoming a big part of a VAR's total offering, superb yet reasonably priced components become great investments." – Don Gonderman, channel sales director, Mushkin Select.

Mushkin Announces New Blackline Ridgeback DDR3-2000 MHz High Density Memory Kits

Mushkin Enhanced, a global leader in high-performance computer products, announced today the release of two new Blackline Ridgeback 2000 MHz parts. Equipped with the sleek yet aggressive Ridgeback heatsink, these kits, composed of 4GB modules, provide blazing-fast DDR3-2000 performance. The high-density modules will leave additional memory expansion slots unpopulated (compared to 4 x 2GB and 6 x 2GB kits), allowing end-users to further boost their memory capacity in the future. Another benefit of the higher-density modules is the ability to run in the recommended “one DIMM per channel” configuration, which lessens the load on the memory controller and allows the best results for overclocking.

“These new high-density overclocking memory kits usher in a new era of performance computing. Typically, when higher capacity DRAM becomes available, the overclocking results are mediocre. However, through our unsurpassed research and product development process, we’ve been able to push these 4GB modules to speeds that rival and even surpass most 2GB DIMMs available today,”said Brian Flood, Mushkin Enhanced director of product development.

Mushkin Enhanced Announces Callisto Deluxe Series SSDs

Mushkin Enhanced, a global leader in high-performance computer products, announced today the release of a new solid state drive series, Callisto deluxe. The Callisto deluxe Series offers new improvements that increase the drives’ IOPS (input/output operations per second) to up to 50,000.

“The Callisto deluxe SSD Series is Mushkin Enhanced’s finest hour in a long tradition of high-performance, high-reliability flash storage products. Gamers, enthusiasts and even casual users will appreciate the considerable performance advantage this iteration of SSDs offers.” – Brian Flood, Mushkin Enhanced director of product development. Boasting read speeds of up to 285MB/s and write speeds of up to an impressive 275MB/s, the Callisto deluxe Series is equipped with the industry-acclaimed Sandforce SF-1200 controller.

Mushkin Enhanced Announces Callisto Solid State Drive

Mushkin Enhanced, a global leader in high-performance computer products, announced today the release of a new solid state drive series, Callisto. The Callisto Series further underlines Mushkin Enhanced's commitment to the exciting and burgeoning solid state drive segment.

"The Callisto SSDs continue Mushkin Enhanced's tradition of high-performance, high-reliability flash storage products and we're very pleased with the performance and responsiveness this product provides. We're confident the Callisto will not only meet the expectations of the market, but exceed them." – Brian Flood, Mushkin Enhanced director of product development. Boasting read speeds of up to 285MB/s and write speeds of up to an impressive 275MB/s, the Callisto series is equipped with the industry-acclaimed Sandforce SF-1200 controller. The Callisto Solid State Drive is available immediately online at the Mushkin Enhanced website as well as our other online partners, and is backed by a 3-year warranty and an industry-leading support staff.

Mushkin Enhanced Announces New Redline Memory

Mushkin Enhanced, a global leader in high-performance computer products, announces the availability of new Redline memory kits with black, 8-layer PCBs designed especially for gamers and enthusiasts.

This new Redline Series launches with DDR3-1600 CL6 memory kits for Intel’s LGA1366 and LGA1156 platforms. In the near future, more kits with different specifications will be available.

Mushkin adds SandForce SSD to their portfolio: Calypso

Like most other SSD manufacturers, Mushkin has added a SandForce based SSD to their lineup which promises to deliver leading performance at a better pricing than their existing products. In terms of capacities you will have a choice from 64 to 256 GB without exact pricing still unknown. As controller the SandForce SF-1200 is used, Mushkin is also working on a SF-1500 "enterprise" controller based drive, which mainly adds more IOPS to the write performance at the same 260 MB/s write speeds.

Mushkin Enhanced Announces Ridgeback Heatsink based Memory Kits

Mushkin Enhanced, a global leader in high-performance computer products, announced today the release of ‘Ridgeback’, a new heatsink designed for the gaming and enthusiast communities. The initial series of Ridgeback kits will offer DDR3-1600 performance for Intel’s LGA1366 and LGA1156 platforms at two different latency levels, as well as a DDR2-1066 solution. In the near future, kits for AMD’s AM3+ and other platforms will be available.

“The Ridgeback Project has been an exciting project for both myself and our marketing department. We’ve worked hard to develop this world-class memory cooling solution. Ridgeback will help ensure that modules work well in intense, high-labor scenarios and will also look elegant in many types of installations,” said Brian Flood, director of product development.

Mushkin Enhanced Announces New DDR3-2000 Kit

Mushkin Enhanced, a global leader in high-performance computer products, announced today the release of an incredibly fast DDR3-2000 Channel Blackline Kit for Intel’s LGA1156 platform.

Offering CL7 performance at DDR3-2000, the 996829 memory kit provides an elegant solution for the PC3-16000 specification while simultaneously boasting Mushkin Enhanced’s unparalled quality level.

“Our newest DDR3-2000 kit is a real accomplishment for us. It offers the best of both worlds: top-tier performance with the reliability and stability our customers expect.” – Brian Flood, director of product development.

Muskin Enhanced Rolls Out New Redline DDR3 1600 MHz Memory Kits

Mushkin Enhanced released two new DDR3 memory kits based on its enthusiast-grade Redline memory modules, the triple-channel 998805, and dual-channel 996805. Both use the same Redline module with runs at PC3-12800 specs (DDR3 1600 MHz), with timings of 6-8-6-24, and module voltage of 1.65V. These Redline modules feature Muskin's Frostbyte Red heatspreaders. The Redline triple-channel 998805 is priced at 190 EUR, and dual-channel 996805 at 130 EUR. The kits come backed with a lifetime company warranty.

Muskin Enhanced Introduces Volta and Joule Series PSUs

Mushkin Enhanced, a global leader in high-performance computer products, announced today the release of two new power supply series: Volta and Joule.

With an exceptional feature set and high-efficiency operation, the Volta Series PSUs offer unparalleled value. Available in 500W and 600W versions, the Volta Series are an ideal choice for enthusiasts, gamers and professionals.

Mushkin Enhanced Announces New DDR3 Memory Kits

Mushkin Enhanced, a global leader in high-performance computer products, announced today the release of three groundbreaking memory kits for Intel’s LGA1156 and LGA1366 platforms.

Boasting ultra-low CL7 performance in high-density 4GB modules, the 996798 and 998798 memory kits provide free slots for future memory expansion while boosting memory performance to exceptional levels.

Mushkin Enhanced Announces the New Copperhead Memory Cooling System

The Mushkin Enhanced Design Team has once again pushed the envelope in regards to memory cooling and developed the new Copperhead Memory Cooling System. The side plates are comprised of pure copper, providing much more heat reduction than other metals.

One of the unique characteristics of the Copperhead System is the “Copperhead Watercooler”. This is a quick and easy way to liquid-cool your memory modules. All that is needed is a quick, two-screw setup per memory module and Copperhead can be integrated into any existing watercooling system. The water cooler is available separately.

Mushkin Intros Blackline DDR3 8 GB and 12 GB Memory Kits

Mushkin Enhanced is out with a pair of new DDR3 dual-channel and triple-channel memory kits utilizing the the company's new Blackline PC3-12800 high-density 4 GB module. These kits operate at 1333 MHz, with timings of 7-7-7-20, with DRAM voltage of 1.65V. In dual and triple channel kits, they offer 8 and 12 GB of memory, respectively. Below are the details of the kits as listed by the company:
  • 996776 - Mushkin Enhanced Blackline PC3-12800 8192 MB Dual Channel Kit CL 7-7-7-20 1.65V
  • 998776 - Mushkin Enhanced Blackline PC3-12800 12288 MB Triple Channel Kit CL 7-7-7-20 1.65V
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