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Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe PCIe SSD Hottest SSD Product Available As Mushkin Sells Out Once Again

Since the release and exclusive posting of our report on the Mushkin Scorpion PCIe SSD, it has sold out worldwide for the second month in a row.  This is something not seen in the SSD industry these days but we have been saying for some time that there was a definite demand for PCIe SSDs; Mushkin listened and then some.

Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe PCIe SSD Package Front

Walking away with our Editor’s Choice Award, the Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe PCIe is the single most powerful storage medium available to, not only the consumer, but also media professionals needing the speed to manipulate and transfer terabytes of media on a daily basis.  Mushkin did things right in the build of this PCIe SSD and, not only is it’s LSI SandForce Driven architecture capable of speeds up to 2GB/s, but also, pricing to reach these incredible speeds starts at an incredibly low $559 for the 240GB capacity.  A price/performance knockout like this hasn’t been seen since the OCZ Revo 3×2 release several years back.

 Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe PCIe SSD Package Closer

Proving true to its specifications, the Scorpion Deluxe not only reached performance of 2.1GB/s read and 1.9GB/s write, but also, retained its performance in our grueling steady state testing with speeds of 1.9GB/s read and 1.6GB/s write with over 100K IOPS.  Imagine being able to transfer 25GB of video files in just over a minute flat and at a price that won’t break your pocketbook.  Add to that the fact that Mushkin included capacities of 240, 480, 960GB and 1920 capacities, along with a 3 year warranty, and the Scorpion Deluxe has just filled a void in the SSD market that many overlooked.

 Steady State PCIE Throughput4

“We’re extremely excited to see how well-received the Scorpion Deluxe is. We felt very confident with the design and making of this product, and we’re proud to share it with our consumer base. The Scorpion Deluxe is representative of how Mushkin continues to strive to meet and exceed the expectations of our diverse and unique users,” said Brian Flood, Director of Product Development  at Mushkin, Inc.

 Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe PCIe PCB Front

“The Scorpion Deluxe PCIe is a strong component that complements any system design, whether you are composing your own applications or generating visual effects, and so on. This is why one of our top priorities at the moment is to get more Scorpion Deluxe cards back into the marketplace.” said Nicolas Villalobos, Director of Global Marketing  at Mushkin, Inc.

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We have no doubt that this will result in a flurry of activity by other manufacturers, but for now, Mushkin has sole control and is fighting to keep up with demand.  Keep an eye out and your fingers crossed for the Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe in our included links and, by all means, throw a comment in if you are lucky enough to snag one!

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Since the release and exclusive posting of our report on the Mushkin Scorpion PCIe SSD, it has sold out worldwide for the second month in a row.  This is something not seen in the SSD industry these days but we have been saying for some time that there was a definite demand for PCIe SSDs; Mushkin listened and then some. Walking away with our Editor's Choice Award, the Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe PCIe is the single most powerful storage medium available to, not only the consumer, but also media professionals needing the speed to manipulate and transfer terabytes of media on…

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Editor's Choice!

Summary : The Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe leads the pack with the high performance seen in a consumer SSD to date, and then strengthens this with the lowest price point imaginable!

User Rating: 2.69 ( 26 votes)
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About Les Tokar

is a technology nut and Founder of The SSD Review. His early work includes the first consumer SSD review along with MS Vista, Win 7 and SSD Optimization Guides. Les is fortunate to, not only evaluate and provide opinion on consumer and enterprise solid state storage but also, travel the world in search of new technologies and great friendships. Google+
  • MDM

    Wonder when wil it be available or rather how to get it in Serbia, and not if i want one!! :D

    • http://thessdreview.com Les@TheSSDReview

      Sorry…can’t help you there…unless of course you send me a ticket and I can bring one over personally eheheh.

      • Jayson ozoria

        When will it be available here in the US of A? im looking to get a 256gb version.

      • http://thessdreview.com Les@TheSSDReview

        They are available in the US and demand is still exceeding availability, hence this article.

      • MDM

        Hey why not?! heheheh :D

      • MDM

        Hey why not?! heheheh :D

  • jmonteiro

    I’m about to buy one of these… can I install and boot Windows 8 from it?

    • http://thessdreview.com Les@TheSSDReview

      Yes, it is fully Win8 compliant.

  • Pinkar

    I have not seen a single day that RAM Experts don’t have Scorpion Deluxe in stock.

  • Zac

    I still can’t get this ssd anywhere, when will they restock them???

  • Roman Ivashnev

    Purchased 240GB version, easy installation, and it worked just great !!!! I am using it for Solidworks, opening large assemblies, saving to edrawings, multiple projects, no more pain, super large assemblies perform great, amazing value. One small issue: It stopped working after 2 days, not showing up in Bios, not in Windows, tried on another machine same problem, just dead. I guess i will see how Mushkin customer support works. Overall product is amazing, but i wish it would work longer.

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