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"Computer wait times are becoming a thing of the past thanks to
SSDs," said Kent Perry, director, product marketing, SanDisk. "Our
SanDisk Extreme SSD delivers virtually instant boot and shutdown
times along with faster application launches. It's a huge
improvement to the computing experience."
The SanDisk Extreme SSD delivers up to 83,000 maximum random
write Input-Output Operations Per Second (IOPS) and up to 44,000
random read2 IOPS. High sequential read
performance3 of up to 550 megabytes-per-second (MB/s)
and up to 520MB/s sequential write speed deliver faster, more
The SanDisk Extreme SSD is more reliable and durable than a hard
disk drive and is backed by SanDisk's reputation for quality. The
drive contains no moving parts, decreasing the risk of data loss
due to shock and vibration, and its mean time between failure
(MTBF)4 greatly exceeds that of hard disk drives, giving
users peace of mind that it will retain their files for the long
The SanDisk Extreme SSD consumes 30 percent less power than a hard
disk drive while generating less heat and noise, making it an ideal
solution for notebook users who want to maximize their battery life
while computing on the go. The drive provides cost savings for IT
departments or DIY enthusiasts who want to extend the life of their
existing PCs without buying an entirely new system. The drive is
easy to install-simply plug it into a computer's SATA port.
Pricing and Availability
The SanDisk Extreme SSD is available worldwide now in 120 gigabyte
(GB)5 and 240GB capacities carrying MSRPs of $189.99 and
$399.99 respectively. A 480GB version of the drive will ship later
this year with an MSRP of $749.99.
SanDisk Solid State Drives
SanDisk also announced today the SanDisk X100 SSD, featuring the utmost in
performance and storage capacity for desktop and notebook PC
SanDisk offers a full portfolio of products for the OEM,
enterprise and retail channels that is supported more than 20 years
of flash memory innovation and the benefits of vertical
integration. The OEM products also include the U100 SSD for
cost-effective performance and customizable form factors, and the
SanDisk® iSSD™ for an embedded micro SSD SATA form factor. All
models are available as standalone SSDs or dual drive caching
SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) is a global leader in flash
memory storage solutions, from research and development, product
design and manufacturing to branding and distribution for OEM and
retail channels. Since 1988, SanDisk's innovations in flash memory
and storage system technologies have provided customers with new
and transformational digital experiences. SanDisk's diverse product
portfolio includes flash memory cards and embedded solutions used
in smart phones, tablets, digital cameras, camcorders, digital
media players and other consumer electronic devices, as well as USB
flash drives and solid-state drives (SSD) for the computing market.
SanDisk's products are used by consumers and enterprise customers
around the world.
SanDisk is a Silicon Valley-based S&P 500 and Fortune 500
company, with more than half its sales outside the United States.
For more information, visit www.sandisk.com.
1As compared to 7200 RPM
SATA 2.5" hard drive. Based on published specifications and SanDisk
internal benchmarking tests.
2Based on SanDisk internal testing
3Based on SanDisk internal testing of sequential read
and write speeds; performance may vary depending upon host device,
OS and application. 1 megabyte (MB) = 1 million bytes.
4 Based on SanDisk internal testing using Telcordia
stress part testing.
5 1 gigabyte (GB) = 1 billion bytes.
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countries. SanDisk iSSD is a trademark of SanDisk Corporation. SATA
is a trademark of the Serial ATA International Organization. Other
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including expectations for new product introductions, applications,
features, markets, and customers that are based on our current
expectations and involve numerous risks and uncertainties that may
cause these forward-looking statements to be inaccurate. Risks that
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slowly than our expectations, or our products may not be available
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our products may not perform as expected and the other risks
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