SanDisk Displays A110, X110 and U110 SATA M.2 NGFF SSDs – Storage Visions 2014 Update

If anybody had any doubt  with respect to this being the year of the M.2 SSD, it was put to rest at Storage Visions 2014 this morning.  Several manufacturers’ M.2 SSDs were on display for the first time (wait for it) and SanDisk led the way with three variations, two of which are definitely tried and true configurations, only in a new M.2 skin.

SANDISK A110 PCIE M.2 SSD

First up we have the SanDisk A110 which is a PCIe SSD capable of up to 750MB/s and using the Marvell 88SS9183 PCIe 2.0 X2 controller.  Having spoken to SanDisk with respect to their plans for this PCIe M.2 SSD, their doesn’t seem to be plans for it to become a retail item anytime soon.

SanDisk A110 PCIe M.2 SSD

SANDISK X110 SATA M.2 SSD

On the SATA M.2 SSD side of things, SanDisk also had their X110 SATA M.2 SSD on display in both the 2260 and 2280 sizes.

SanDisk X110 SATA M.2 SSD 2260

This SSD is simply a M.2 iteration of the X110 family and specs are 515MB/s read and 465MB/s write for the 256GB capacity.

SanDisk X110 M.2 SSD 2280

SANDISK U110 SATA M.2 SSD

Last but not least, something we definitely didn’t expect to see in a M.2 form factor was SanDisk’s U110 SSD in both 2242 and 2260 form factors.

SanDisk U110 M.2 SSD 2260

The U110 is intended for mobile devices and is capable of performance up to 470MB/s read and 380MB/s write data transfer speeds.

SanDisk U110 M.2 SSD 2242

Perhaps the most unique characteristic of the U110, however, is the fact that the controller is SanDisk proprietary.

SanDisk M.2 Controller Featured

 

 

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Dude, you recommend the u110 for a macbook?!

Les@TheSSDReview
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We did no such thing.

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sir, can you say more about the performance of u110? i’m especially interested in msata mini half-size u110 128gb. Planning to replace the same brand but smaller size cache ssd on my new asus ux302lg and installing windows os on it. will it work?

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Hi I want to use the new U110 with M.2 as primary HDD but Windows 7 does not see this drive at all. Do you know if I need additional drivers and where to get them?

Les@TheSSDReview
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What are your system specs?

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Yoshiro26

need an adapter to sata x110 you know any ?

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