OCZ's Deneva 2 mSATA SSD Approved for Intel Ultrabooks

OCZ Deneva 2 30GB and 60GB mSATA SSDs (models D2CSTEMS1A10-0030 and D2CSTEMS1A10-0060) have been tested with Intel Smart Response Technology and have passed the performance benchmarks for the 'While Using' portion of the responsiveness requirements in the 2012 Ultrabook Definition.

In October, we reported on the Deneva 2 SATA 3 mSATA series. However, the version approved for the Intel Ultrabooks is the Deneva 2 SATA 2 mSATA series. The mSATA utilizes MLC NAND Flash memory, SandForce 2141/2181 controller, a SATA 3.0 Gb/s interface and offers throughput rates with up to 32,000 random 4k write IOPS and over 280MB/s of potential throughput. The mSATA has a MTBF (mean time before failure) of 2 million hours, supports TRIM and has a 3-year warranty with dedicated FAE/FSE support (includes PM/engineer support through validation cycle).

The Deneva 2 mSATA offers a slim design less than 21mm thick to support low-profile dimensions of Ultrabooks.

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  • Zeknichov
    mikenygmailUltrabooks will fail because their graphics horsepower is too weak compared to the A8 or A6 AMD APU.


    Which is useful for people who use ultrabook how? As long as it can playback 1080p, GPU doesn't matter.
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  • mikenygmail
    Ultrabooks will fail because their graphics horsepower is too weak compared to the A8 or A6 AMD APU.
  • Zeknichov
    mikenygmailUltrabooks will fail because their graphics horsepower is too weak compared to the A8 or A6 AMD APU.


    Which is useful for people who use ultrabook how? As long as it can playback 1080p, GPU doesn't matter.
  • Kamab
    If the demand picks up I'm sure AMD will push their own version of the ultrabook form factor.