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Super Talent Announces the ShuttleCraft SAS SSD

By - Source: Tom's Hardware US | B 11 comments

Fancy name for a storage device.

Another day, another new SSD offering appears. This week Super Talent announced a new line of SAS SSDs, the "ShuttleCraft" Series SAS SSD.

Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) is a new interface standard designed to meet the storage needs of the Enterprise market. SAS features key benefits required by enterprise servers including: high performance, strong reliability and advanced management features.

The ShuttleCraft S will be available using SLC flash in 60GB and 120GB capacities, and the ShuttleCraft M will be available using MLC flash to achieve 120GB and 240GB capacities.

ShuttleCraft SSDs will be available in July. Prices haven't yet been revealed, but enterprise-class SSDs have never been on the cheaper end.



ShuttleCraft S60

2.5” Enterprise SAS, 60GB, SLC 

ShuttleCraft S120

2.5” Enterprise SAS, 120GB, SLC 

ShuttleCraft M120

2.5” Enterprise SAS, 120GB, MLC 

ShuttleCraft M240

2.5” Enterprise SAS, 240GB, MLC 

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    jeffunit , June 24, 2010 12:11 PM
    Sure it is a 'new interface'. Only it is over 6 years old. Like saying the intel core architecture is a 'new architecture'.
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    warezme , June 24, 2010 1:19 PM
    No prices? No care.
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    nebun , June 24, 2010 1:51 PM
    who cars about this stuff, we the middle class "american" citizens can't afford it
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    Camikazi , June 24, 2010 2:11 PM
    nebunwho cars about this stuff, we the middle class "american" citizens can't afford it

    Cause it's not made for middle class citizens, these are enterprise products, made for well enterprises :p 
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    Anonymous , June 24, 2010 4:46 PM
    You probably some serious $$$ for this.
    Although the regular MLC SSD's should not be that expensive.
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    drkambosha , June 24, 2010 6:10 PM
    raid is much cheaper than those ssd drives
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    nebun , June 24, 2010 6:30 PM
    drkambosharaid is much cheaper than those ssd drives

    agreed, I have 4 ssd in raid zero and my system stutters big time. i am thinking of pulling those things out and build a raid 0 with 4 velociraptors
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    cdillon , June 24, 2010 7:13 PM
    Glad to see more enterprise SAS SSDs hitting the market. More competition means the insane "enterprise SSD" prices will come down, and that means I can spec better server hardware to fit my budget at work.

    And all I have to say to Nebun, who can't get 4 SSDs to run smoothly while the rest of us can get smooth response with just one SSD... "You're doing it wrong."
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    Hovaucf , June 24, 2010 7:46 PM
    If they want to compete they better be looking to match Pliant SAS SSD's.
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    zachary k , June 24, 2010 10:44 PM
    i saw enterprise and shuttlecraft, was not a external SSD that looks like a enterprise-d shuttlecraft. i got my hopes up :( 
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    dEAne , June 26, 2010 8:58 AM
    SCSI, I have not heard this things for years now.