Tuesday, November 22nd 2016

COLORFUL Releases New Plus Series Solid-State Drive

Colorful Technology Company Limited, professional manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and high-performance storage solutions, is thrilled to announce the release of a new series of SSD from COLORFUL: the new PLUS Series SSD. Available in capacities up to 640GB, the COLORFUL PLUS Series SSD offers the latest in 3D TLC NAND Flash technology along with a new SMI SM2258XT controller offering a new NAND Flash configuration while still offering competitive endurance, capacity and price.

The COLORFUL Plus Series SSD are expected to ship to distributor by November and will be available in three capacities: 160GB(SL300 Plus 160G), 320GB (SL500 Plus 320G) and 640GB (SL500 Plus 640G).
The non-standard capacity is due to the new 3D NAND Flash specification which is the result of new developments in 3D NAND technology which allows a large volume single BGA NAND Flash chip to be created. For example, the COLORFUL SL300 Plus 160G uses a 4 die wafer arrays, the SL500 Plus 320G has an 8-die chip equipped and the SL500 Plus 640G has 16 die in a single chip. The volume of each die is 48 gigabytes (384 gigabits).
The COLORFUL Plus SSD Series utilizing 3D TLC NAND Flash technology which allows bigger volume whilst still retaining longer lifespan of the SSD. Thanks to the BGA NAND Flash, the performance and stability of the SSD is also ensured.

COLORFUL offers a 3-year warranty for the Plus Series SSD and is expected to reach distributors in late November. Pricing for the Plus Series SSD is expected to be just 10% than normal than the 120G/240G/480G.

Benchmarks can be seen below:

SL300 Plus 160G
The SL500 Plus 320G
The SL500 Plus 640G
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7 Comments on COLORFUL Releases New Plus Series Solid-State Drive

#1
micropage7
actually not a new design but i guess it would help heat dissipation better
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P4-630
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micropage7 said:
actually not a new design but i guess it would help heat dissipation better
The outside is probably made of plastic like any other SSD.
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TheLostSwede
P4-630 said:
The outside is probably made of plastic like any other SSD.
I don't know what kind of SSDs you're buying, but all of the ones I've ever bought have aluminium housings.
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TheLostSwede said:
I don't know what kind of SSDs you're buying, but all of the ones I've ever bought have aluminium housings.
LOL is it?
I only have/had Samsungs, thought the housing was plastic....No?
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Ferrum Master
P4-630 said:
LOL is it?
I only have/had Samsungs, thought the housing was plastic....No?
It is metal dude... look in the screw thread.
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#6
Nuckles56
P4-630 said:
LOL is it?
I only have/had Samsungs, thought the housing was plastic....No?
My Samsung 850 EVO's are all aluminium housings, as is my sandisk SSD plus
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