Sandisk 32GB 2.5” Solid State Drives Now Available

Sandisk 32GB 2.5" Solid State Drive

SanDisk today announced the availability of its 32GB 2.5-inch solid state drive (SSD) to replace hard disks in mainstream notebook PCs. The new SATA-interface SSD comes in the heels of a recently announced 1.8-inch SSD for ultraportable notebooks.

SanDisk says the 2.5-inch SSD brings the extreme durability, outstanding performance and low power consumption of solid-state flash memory to the entire notebook computer market.

The new drive fits in the same internal slot as traditional 2.5-inch hard disks, so notebook manufacturers can switch to the SanDisk SSD without altering their hardware designs.

Solid state drives last six times more than the old ones, about two million hours mean time between failures (MTBF) and it moves data 100 times faster with a sustained read rate of 67MBps.

They’re also more power efficient, needing only 0.9 watts versus 1.9 watts for hard disks drives, and they’re cool and quiet because there are no motors or any moving parts.

The 32GB, 2.5-inch SanDisk SSD is available now to computer manufacturers, with initial pricing of $350 for large volume orders.

[Via: Sandisk.com]

Chris Malinao

About Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.

Vintage Soligor Auto Tele-converter 2X for Konica tthc picture
Vintage Soligor Auto Tele-converter 2X for Konica tthc
NEVER USED Bolex Paillard H 8 8mm Movie Camera Case Switar Soligor 1940'S? MINT  picture
NEVER USED Bolex Paillard H 8 8mm Movie Camera Case Switar Soligor 1940'S? MINT
135MM 135/2.8 SOLIGOR TELE-AUTO E IN MIRANDA MOUNT/163365 picture
135MM 135/2.8 SOLIGOR TELE-AUTO E IN MIRANDA MOUNT/163365
SOLIGOR 2X TELECONVERTER FOR EXAKTA/161157 picture
SOLIGOR 2X TELECONVERTER FOR EXAKTA/161157
Soligor MC Wide-Auto Lens 28mm No. 3789168 picture
Soligor MC Wide-Auto Lens 28mm No. 3789168