Mach Xtreme Technology have just announced their 1.8 inch form factor MX-MDS Series SSD's that feature the SandForce SF1222 controller. With minimum read speeds from 220MB/s (40GB models) to 285 MB/s and 210MB/s write speeds (40GB models) to 275MB/s, and have atleast a 5 year lifecycle. Looks like Kingston and OCZ have got tough competition up their hands now. 😀
Taipei, Taiwan—March 31, 2011— Mach Xtreme Technology Inc., a worldwide leader in top performance, high reliability and user friendly designed PC components, today unveiled the 1.8”micro-SATA MX-MDS Series SSD. Based on the best-in-class SandForce SF1222 controller, the 1.8” MX-MDS Series delivers an enhanced mobile computing experience with much faster application loading, ultra-fast data access, shorter boot-ups, and longer battery life of all laptops with micro-SATA interface.
This series maintains the highest level of read and write performance though the life of the SSD. Highly intelligent block management and wear leveling optimizes longevity of MX-MDS series drives. The MDS series supports DuraClass™, DuraWrite™ and unique RAISE™ technologies. DuraClass™ technology provides best- in-class endurance, performance, and low power. DuraWrite™ technology extends the endurance of MLC memory providing at least 5 year lifecycles with 3-5K cycle MLC flash. RAISE™ provides the protection and reliability of RAID on a single drive without the significant write overhead.
The MX-MDS drive delivers best-in-class read and write speeds clocking in at up to 285MB/s read and 275MB/s write along with the stunning maximum of 30,000 IOPS and low power consumption (stand-by 0.5W / active up to 2.0W) and superior durability (1.5 million MTBF) compared to rotating hard disk drives.
Available in capacities of 40GB, 60GB and 90GB, Mach Xtreme Technology MX-MDS SSDs comes backed with 2 Year Warranty and outstanding after-sales service.