Western Digital Now Shipping SiliconDrive III SSD Products

Western Digital Now Shipping SiliconDrive III SSD Products

Western Digital has begun shipping its new SiliconDrive III SSD drives based on technology from its March 2009 acquisition of SiliconSystems.

The company said their new SiliconDrive III products feature faster read/write speeds and increased capacities, and offer mechanical scalability, making them a perfect storage solution for embedded system and data streaming applications such as multimedia content delivery systems and data center media appliances.

SiliconDrive III SSDs include 2.5-inch Serial ATA (SATA) and Parallel ATA (PATA) and 1.8-inch Micro SATA products featuring native SATA 3.0 gigabits per second (Gbps) or ATA-7 interfaces with target read speeds up to 100 megabytes per second (MBps) and write speeds to 80 MBps in capacities up to 120 gigabytes.

[Site: WDC.com]

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