Thursday, August 4th 2011

TDK Intros GBDriver RS3 Series SATA SSDs

Data storage veteran TDK announced the GBDriver RS3 series solid state drives (SSDs) for use in embedded devices, tablets, and thin-clients. It includes low-capacity single-level cell (SLC) SSDs, available in 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB, and 64 GB sizes; and mainstream capacitity multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash SSDs in sizes of 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB. The SLC models provide transfer rates of 160 MB/s read and 60 MB/s write; while the MLCs ones read/write at 160/25 MB/s. All drives use SATA 3 Gb/s interface. The GBDriver RS3 series features an in-house SSD controller made by TDK, that provides automatic 128-bit AES data encryption, Static Wear Leveling functions, and SMART. The drives offer 500,000 hours of MTBF, and make use of aluminum casings. TDK is expected to ship the drives in late September.
Source: TechConnect Magazine
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btarunr said:
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So they aren't "industry leaders" like everyone else eh?
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Hotobu said:
So they aren't "industry leaders" like everyone else eh?
They've been selling magnetic tapes even as most of our grandparents were getting drunk and high in college.
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oh my god, i can find tdk cassette tape in grandfa garage:laugh:
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