Silicon Power, a world-leading producer of memory storage devices, is announcing its latest 7mm x 2.5” solid-state drive (SSD), the Slim S80, for the latest generation of laptops, notebooks and ultrabooks. Housed in an ultra-slim enclosure, the Slim S80 offers surprisingly fast transfer speeds, reasonable price points, and a wide variety of capacities – all the way up to a whopping 960GB.
The ultra-slim 7mm design integrates easily into the thinnest of Ultrabooks and portable devices, making it an ideal upgrade option for computing enthusiasts, multitaskers and gamers seeking to move their system’s performance and storage capacity to the next level. The Slim S80 significantly reduces boot-up times, speeds application and program loading, and provides a substantially higher degree of reliability as compared to traditional mechanical hard drives.
Silicon Power’s Slim S80 features a Phison NAND controller that allows it to achieve sequential read speeds of (up to) 555MB/s, and sequential write speeds of (up to) 530MB/s. The Slim S80 also attains random 4K read and write speeds of (up to) 80,000 IOPS. The Slim S80 is being offered in capacity points of 32GB, 60GB, 120GB, 240GB, 480GB and 960GB.
The Slim S80 supports the TRIM command and garbage collection technology, and is NCQ and RAID-ready. It features wear-leveling to extend endurance and drive life, and implements Error Correction Code (ECC) technology to assure data transmission integrity. S.M.A.R.T. drive health monitoring attributes are also featured in the Slim S80, along with low power consumption. All models of the Slim S80 are backed by a three-year warranty.