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A-DATA have announced a new solid-state drive, the A-DATA 2.5-inch SATA-II SSD 300 Plus. Equipped with the company’s latest controller design, the drive reportedly increases data-reading rates by 40-percent and write-rates by 60-percent compared to a standard SSD.

That amounts to sustained read-rates of 250MB/sec and write-rates of 160MB/sec. The SSD 300 Plus also has a 64MB chunk of mobile SDRAM acting as a cache buffer, offering speedy access to frequently-demanded data.

A-DATA will be offering the 2.5-inch SATA-II SSD 300 Plus in 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities. We’re waiting to hear back from the company on availability and pricing.

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A-DATA Debuts the New 2.5†SATAII SSD 300 Plus

The next generation Solid State Drive with performance significantly increased

A-DATA Technology, a worldwide leader in high performance DRAM module, memory card, USB Flash Drive, and Data Storage, announced today its new 2.5†SATAII SSD 300 Plus, a next generation Solid State Drive with performance significantly increased.

Highly durable with performance dramatically enhanced

Adopting the latest breakthroughs in SSD technology and new controller design, the new 300 Plus SSD dramatically increases the performance on data-reading speed by 40% while writing by 60% at least when comparing with a regular SSD!! Unlike ordinary SSD, the new 300 Plus SSD utilizes a special mobile SDRAM to achieve a sustained read rate at 250MB/sec and write rate at 160MB/sec. The mobile SDRAM serves the function of cache buffer where frequently used data are stored so that the system does not have to fetch data from the main storage area each time it’s called.

A reliable replacement for hard disk drive

Besides being fast in data seeking, overheat worry-free, lightweight, power efficient, and complete silent, the new 2.5†SATAII SSD 300 Plus boosts system performance and enhances user experience. Available in storage capacities of 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB, the new SSD 300 Plus surely is a smart and reliable replacement for your hard disk drive with fast access and seek time combined.
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I wonder what controller is being used?
 

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I can't wait tell these things finally drop to a reasonable price. I would be willing to pay as much as 50C a gigabyte if they could get that low.

Didn't A Data release a 512gb SSD with these speeds too?
 

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would you actually need a raid card to run these ? i mean, they're not striping as there aren't any moving parts, it's just data being read simultaneously.
 
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