512 GB Solid State Drives (SSDs) by Toshiba
Toshiba is one of the first companies to enter the solid state drive (SSD) market with a family of products based on multi-level cell (MLC) NAND technology, Toshiba has announced the first 2.5-inch MLC 512GB SSD based on 43-nanometer technology.
The new drive also available in capacities of 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB, offered in 1.8-inch or 2.5-inch drive enclosures or as SSD Flash Modules. The drives will be available in 2009.
The SSDs enable improved system responsiveness with a maximum read and write speed compared to the HDDs. It enables the overall computing experience because of faster boot time, higher reliability, application loading time. These new SSDs utilize an advanced MLC controller that achieves higher read/write speeds, parallel data transfers and wear-leveling to optimize performance, reliability and endurance. These SSDs also offer the data encryption to secure the data.