MyDigitalSSD is announcing the MyDigitalSSD Super Boot 256GB M.2 2242 NGFF SSD — the world’s first offering of a 256GB capacity in the M.2 2242 form factor. The latest addition to their Super Boot series of SSDs offers industry-leading performance and reliability in addition to the larger storage capacity. The MyDigitalSSD Super Boot M.2 2242 256GB is an ideal upgrade for the growing variety of Chromebooks, Notebooks, Ultrabooks, NUC Mini PCs, and desktop PCs with motherboards that offer an M.2 slot.
At the larger capacity of 256GB, the MyDigitalSSD Super Boot M.2 2242 allows both power users and casual users the ability to run their operating systems along with other applications, programs and games, while still having storage capacity for other data such as picture, movies, music — especially when paired with a larger capacity HDD.
The MyDigitalSSD Super Boot 256GB M.2 2242 is a SATA 6Gb/s drive that measures 22mm x 42mm x 1mm, and they are able to fit 256GB of NAND onto this smallest of M.2 form factors utilizing Toshiba’s latest 19nm MLC Toggle NAND. By pairing it with a Phison PS3109 controller, it is able to attain sequential read speeds of up to 545MB/s, and sequential write speeds of up to 410MB/s.
The new 256GB M.2 2242 Super Boot features sudden power-off recovery, ECC (Error Correction Code) up to 24bits/sector, S.M.A.R.T. drive health monitoring, dynamic and static wear-leveling, dynamic bad block management, and support for the TRIM command. Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) is stated as 1,000,000 hours, and MyDigitalSSD is backing the Super Boot 256GB M.2 2242 with a three-year warranty.
The MyDigitalSSD Super Boot M.2 2242 series is also offered in capacities of 8GB,16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. The 256GB version has an MSRP of $179.00, and is anticipated to begin shipping in late July or early August. You can view the MyDigitalSSD Super Boot M.2 2242 product page here; and you can view the press release announcing the new 256GB capacity version here.