Sunday, May 20, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Acer Predator X27 Monitor Supports 4K, HDR, and G-Sync, But Costs $2,000
FCC Investigating Recent Report Website Flaw Exposed Mobile Phone Locations
Hisense Announces "Affordable" 80-inch Laser TV
Roaming Mantis Malware Infects Smartphones Through Wi-fi Routers
'Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4' Will Not Have a Single Player Campaign
Enmotus FuzeDrive Performance Benchmarks
Intel and Mobileye Begin Testing Their Autonomous Fleet in Jerusalem
Zotac Debuts the ZBOX CI329 nano Mini PC
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > Toshiba...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, December 10, 2007
Toshiba Launches Solid State Drives


Toshiba said on Monday it would make flash-based solid state drives for notebook PCs, as it seeks to create new sources of demand for flash memory chips.

The world's No. 2 maker of NAND-type flash memory said its solid state drives would range in capacity from 32 gigabytes to 128 gigabytes, and that it will mass produce the 1.8-inch and 2.5 inch drives in May 2008.

Toshiba's new SSD integrate an original MLC controller supporting fast read-write speeds, parallel data transfers and wear leveling, and achieve performance levels comparable to those of single-level NAND flash SSD. By applying MLC technology, Toshiba has realized a 128GB density in a 1.8 inch form factor.

The new products utilize NAND flash memory fabricated with 56nm process technology, along with controller chips and DRAM, on a 70.6mm (L) x 53.6mm (W) x 3.0mm (H) platform. The maximum read speed is 100MB a second, and the maximum write speed of 40MB a second with the SATA2 interface (transfer rate of 3Gbps), which is compliant with high speed serial interface. The operating life is 1,000,000 hours.

Zippy, quiet, and boasting a faster boot time than hard disk drives, solid state drives are used in portable devices like tablet PCs and Ultra-Mobile PCs. But their high price has prevented them from going mainstream in the PC market.

Samsung, the world's biggest memory chip maker, and Toshiba's partner SanDisk Corp already make solid-state drives.

Micron Technology has also said it would enter the solid state drive market, with mass production to start next quarter.


Previous
Next
Panasonic to Bundle Blu-Ray Players, PDP TVs In US        All News        AMD RV635 With DisplayPort Appears Online
Toshiba Unveils Tablet PC with Touch Screen LED Backlit Display     PC Parts News      Dell Coming Soon to Best Buy Stores

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Toshiba Confirms Approval of $18 billion Chip Unit Sale by China
China Finally Approves Toshiba's Plan to Sell Its Memory Chip Unit: report
GIGABYTE Introduces Its First SSDs - Meet the UD PRO Series
Mushkin Pilot Series M.2 NVMe SSDs Released
Intel Optane 905P Series 3D XPoint SSDs Coming Soon
Samsung's Fastest 970 PRO and EVO NVMe SSDs Are Launching Worldwide
Toshiba Weighs Memory Chip Unit Options
Toshiba Releases New Surveillance, Video Streaming Laptop and Desktop Hard Drives
New Kingston UV500 Family of SSDs is Company's First 3D NAND-enabled
China Opposes SK hynix-Toshiba Deal
Western Digital Releases New Gaming SSD with NVMe Performance
Kingston Introduces Entry-level A1000 PCIe NVMe SSD

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .