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The 480GB mSATA TAA Compliant Solid State Drive from VisionTek is suitable for saving data on notebook and Ultrabook computers, tablets, and desktop machine motherboards with an onboard mSATA port.
This portable, low-power storage solution is 1/8th the size of a traditional 2.5" hard disk drive (HDD). The drive incorporates DuraClass technology that delivers data rates up to 540Mb/s, up to 100x greater data reliability than an Enterprise class HDD, and access times up to 50x faster than a conventional HDD. It is SATA 6G ready, but backward compatible with SATA 3G and 1.5G machines too, making the drive a versatile storage performance booster for a wide variety of devices.
Ideal for Ultrabook PCs, the drive can also be mounted directly to an mSATA interface equipped desktop PC motherboard. Now, instead of using up a drive bay for a 2.5" SSD and having to buy an adapter, you can easily add this SSD as a performance-boosting cache drive to complement a large storage capacity HDD.
No moving parts
Silent, cool, energy efficient operation
Shock, vibration, and temperature resistance
Access time up to 50x faster than HDD
Designed to deliver SATA 6G speeds, yet backward compatible to SATA 3G and 1.5G
Ultra-thin form factor doesn't add bulk
DuraClass Technology offer reliability, performance, and power efficiency
DuraWrite extends the drive endurance by 20x or more compared to standard SSD controllers
Advanced Wear Leveling & Monitoring distributes data evenly across the entire drive
Advanced Read/Disturb Management safeguards against data corruption by spreading read/write cycles across the flash components
Intelligent garbage collection "recycling" maintains optimal write speeds by clearing blocks of unneeded data during off-peak usage times
RAISE (Redundant Array of Independent Silicon Elements) protects the data on your drive from flash block failures without typical RAID inefficiencies
Error correction (ECC) protection for data retention and drive life
In the Box
VisionTek mSATA TAA Compliant Solid State Drive (480GB)
Limited 2-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
LSI SandForce 2281 Series with 7% over provisioning
Maximum Sustained Data Rate
Up to 540 MB/s (read) / 425 MB/s (write)
Random Write IOPS (4K)
Up to 60k IOPS
480 GB (512 GB total flash memory with 32 GB dedicated to real-time redundancy and error correction)
Capacity stated is unformatted. The total formatted capacity for the drive will vary depending on the operating system and file system used.
NAND Flash Memory
Tier 1 asynchronous MLC
SATA 3.0 compliant to support SATA 6, 3, and 1.5 Gb/s applications