Monday, December 22, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung Introduces SE790C Curved Monitor
Chinese Motion-sensing VR Glasses Coming On Kickstarter
Kodak Returns To CES With Consumer Product Line
North Korea Suggests Joint Inverstigation With U.S. Over Sony Hacking
T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million To Settle Case With FCC
New Trojan Targetted Banks Wordlwide
FBI Confirms North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack
Apple Responds To BBC's Allegations Over Working Conditions In Chinese Factory
Active Discussions
Digital Audio Extraction and Plextools
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
 Home > News > PC Parts > SanDisk...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
SanDisk Releases The TLC-based Ultra II SSD


SanDisk is releasing the Ultra II to the mainstream market, an SSD based on the company's second generation 19nm TLC NAND.

TLC NAND provides lower cost at the cost of performance and endurance, making it a feasible option for value drives.

Similar to SanDisk's other client drives, the Ultra II is based on the Marvell 88SS9187 platform. SanDisk's expertise lies in the firmware development, which has generally given them an advantage over other Marvell based solutions.

Here are the specs:

SanDisk Ultra II
  120GB 240GB 480GB 960GB
Controller Marvell 88SS9187
NAND SanDisk 2nd Gen 19nm TLC
Sequential Read 550MB/s 550MB/s 550MB/s 550MB/s
Sequential Write 500MB/s 500MB/s 500MB/s 500MB/s
4KB Random Read 81K IOPS 91K IOPS 98K IOPS 99K IOPS
4KB Random Write 80K IOPS 83K IOPS 83K IOPS 83K IOPS
Warranty Three years
Price $80 $115 $220 $430

The Ultra II utilizes SanDisk's nCache 2.0 technology, which operates a portion of the NAND in SLC mode to increase performance and improve reliability. The drive is able to achieve write speeds of up to 500MB/s even at the lowest capacity.

SanDisk is also bringing a new version of its SSD Dashboard along with the Ultra II. The new version features support for 17 difference languages and includes "Live Chat" in case the user has any questions about the Dashboard or SSD. Additionally, SanDisk is including cloning and antivirus features via third party software (Apricorn's EZ GIG IV for cloning, Trend Micro Titanium Antivirus+ for malware).

Samsung certainly set the bar high with the TCL-based SSD 840 and 840 EVO lines, so it will be interesting to see how SanDisk can match that. Pricing is very competitive with the 840 EVO and Crucial MX100. The Ultra II will be available next month.



Previous
Next
HTC One M8 for Windows Unveiled        All News        Samsung Delivers Slim Level Box mini Wireless Speaker
WD Releases Anniversary Edition My Passport Drives     PC Parts News      AMD Officially Releases The OCZ-rebranded, Radeon R7 SSDs

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung Releases New 3-bit V-NAND 850 EVO SSD
Marvell Introduces First DRAM-less NVMe SSD Controller
Toshiba Expands Line-up of Enterprise SSDs
Far Cry 4 Game Available For Free With Purchase of 840 EVO SSD
SanDisk Invests In Altair Semiconductor
New OCZ Vertex 460A Comes Armed With 19nm NAND
TDK Launches SMG4A Series of Industrial mSATA SSD Modules
SanDisk Introduces New iXpand Flash Drive for iPhone and iPad
Intel Offers Data Center Grade Storage in a Smaller Form Factor
Sony's New Pocket SSD Drives Released In Europe
Sage Micro's SSD controller can handle 5TB
Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Unity Included with Purchase of Samsung UD590 Monitor or 850 PRO Series SSD

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .