SanDisk X110 M.2 2260 SSD Enables High Performance SSD RAID in ASUS’ UX301LA Zenbook – Storage Visions 2014 Update

SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading flash storage producer, is announcing that ASUS is featuring the SanDisk X110 solid-state drive (SSD) ZENBOOK UX301LA Ultrabook.  The SanDisk M.2 2260 form-factor X110 SSD is a very thin and light-weight storage solution that is ideal for notebook / Ultrabook applications.

X110 M.2-1

The ASUS UX301LA also features quite the thin design, along with the high performance achieved by the SanDisk M.2 X110, and touch screen enabled computing.  The M.s X110 is available in both 128GB and 256GB capacities, and when two of them are linked in a RAID0 configuration, the result is up to 512GB of responsive and powerful storage, with both drives being able to be written to simultaneously.

ASUS UX301LA

According to S. Y. Shian, corporate vice president and general manager of ASUS’ Notebook Business Unit, “With the ZENBOOK UX301LA, we have combined the enjoyment of a highend laptop, powerful computing capability and a strikingly thin design to create one of the most stylish and functional Ultrabooks we have ever introduced.  SanDisk’s fast X110 SSD brings a responsive, dependable and truly enjoyable user experience to our new ZENBOK while the small form factor of the SSD, helped to keep the notebook slim, light-weight, and highly portable.”

X110 M.2-2

By utilizing SanDisk’s advanced flash memory architecture, the ASUS ZENBOOK is able to achieve significantly enhanced performance, including speedy application launching, rapid data transfers, and smooth responsiveness to each press of the UX301LA’s touch screen.  The M.2 X110 features a SATAIII (6 GB/s) interface that enables much quicker boot-up and shut-down times, including quick wake-up from hibernation mode.  The X110 also features automatic power management, including DEVSLP (device sleep) capabilities.  Mobile computing clients are able to enjoy superior performance without compromising architecture.

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Kevin Conley, vice president and general manager of SanDisk’s Client Storage Solutions, states that “ASUS has once again raised the bar with their ZENBOOK UX301LA, a beautiful and well-engineered device that combines leadership computing performance with a rich set of premium features.  The high performance and trusted reliability that the SanDisk X110 SSD brings to ASUS’ new Ultrabook is further testament to why SanDisk’ solid-state solutions continue to be the preferred choice of many leading notebook manufacturers for both consumer and corporate platforms.  We are pleased to continue our long-standing partnership with ASUS to drive innovation utilizing SanDisk’s leading SSD technology”

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The SanDisk Commercial Business Channel  has the X110 available in large quantities to PC OEM’s and businesses.  The ASUS ZENBOOK UX301LA can be viewed at ASUS’ website.

 

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‘Robust speeds…’ but no perf data givin?

Les@TheSSDReview
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Giving you what we can from an early morning press release!

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Les,
Any idea if this X110 is a drop in replacement for the older UX31A or E?

Les@TheSSDReview
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I have the UX31A and that’s a negative. I feel your frustration on the lack of avenues to upgrade capacity on those systems.

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Thanks for responding!

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