A-Data Announces Big 500 GB SSD
A-DATA unveiled its new consumer solid-state drive, packing in a whopping 500 GB in an itty-bitty 2.5-inch space.
A-DATA Technology revealed it all today at CeBIT 2009, whipping out its little 2.5-inch wonder and dazzling onlookers with its impressive storage capacity. A-DATA's 512 GB XPG 2.5-inch SSD offers notebooks and PC enthusiasts half a terabyte of storage with excellent read and write speeds. Although the company did not offer a price range, it did boast about its miniature hog, calling it "dashing" as it gleams with its lightweight Aluminum casing. There's no word if this card is even available yet but we're betting that's a big no.
As for the read and write speeds, the 512 GB XPG 2.5-inch SDD offers top read speeds of 230 MB/sec. and top write speeds of 160MB/sec. and utilizes SATA II. Additionally, the SSD features a shock resistance of 1500G/0.5ms and a MTBF (mean time between failures) of 1,500,000 hours.
"Continuing to leading in the industry, A-DATA is committed to provide the highest performance, capacity, and best quality products to satisfy the needs of PC enthusiasts," the company said. "Through the launch of the highest capacity of SSD in the industry, the 512 GB XPG 2.5-inch SSD is committed to satisfy the needs of notebook and PC enthusiasts on fast transfer rate and high capacity SSD."
A-DATA is the world’s second largest vendor of memory modules. The company’s main product lines include memory modules, flash memory drives/cards, and multimedia application products.