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Micro SATA SSD drives get smaller, faster; hit 3.3mm thick

11/03, 9:55pm

1.8-inch drives up to 400GB now available

Foremay Incorporated, a leading OEM manufacturer of industrial Solid State Disk (SSD) drives, announced today it is shipping slim 1.8-inch micro SATA SSD devices in volume to commercial, industrial and military clients. In addition to being small, the read/write speeds and thinness of the 1.8-inch class of SSD devices is improving; the company now offers capacities up to 400 gigabytes, speeds of 280 megabytes per second, and form factors that include a "bare" drive just 3.3 millimeters (0.13 inches) thick.

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TDK to launch smallest Micro SATA SSD drives

06/02, 3:05pm

TDK's micro SATA SSDs

TDK will debut its HS1-series solid-state disk drives at the Computex Taipei 2008 show due to start tomorrow in Taiwan. At 1.8 inches, the drives are the smallest on the market to use a Micro SATA interface, and are meant for notebook computers and industrial devices. The drives are available in 16, 32 and 64GB capacities, and use single-level cell NAND flash memory. Prototype versions of the HS1 drives were first shown at CEATEC in 2007, and TDK says are now ready for use in industrial devices.

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