Mushkin Announces ATLAS VITAL Value Line of M.2 2280 SSDs

Mushkin Enhanced MFG, a leading producer of high-performance and cost-effective solid state storage devices, is announcing its latest additions to their ATLAS family of solid state drives (SSDs), The ATLAS VITAL M.2 2280 series. These new M.2 SSDs are geared toward Ultrabooks, notebooks and small form factor PCs, and they are ideal for professionals, mobile gamers, and regular users seeking to upgrade their computing experience by moving to solid state storage.

Mushkin Atlas Vital bannerUtilizing Seagate SandForce SF-2200 series controllers through a SATA 6GB/s interface, the ATLAS VITAL M.2 2280 SSDs offer sequential read speeds of (up to) 550 MB/s, and sequential write speeds of (up to) 535MB/s. Random 4K read and write speeds are stated as (up to) 86,000 IOPS. These drives offer stable performance, low latency and high throughput. These features make the ATLAS VITAL series of M.2 2280 SSDs an excellent choice for users that are seeking reduced boot times and application load times, and overall faster system response time than traditional mechanical hard drives, yet are very cost-effective for the value-oriented user.

atlas-vital-480gb frontAccording to Brian Flood, Director of Product Development at Mushkin, “With our latest ATLAS VITAL M.2 series, budget-conscious users can now experience Mushkin-enhanced SSDs in their Ultrabooks, notebooks and small form-factor PCs such as the recently-released M.2-compatible Intel NUC.”

atlas-vital-480gb rearMushkin’s ATLAS VITAL M.2 2280 SSDs are being offered in capacities of 120GB (MSRP $69.99), 240GB (MSRP $99.99), 250GB (MSRP $109.99), 480GB (MSRP $179.99), and 500GB (MSRP $189.99). All are backed by a three-year warranty, and are available today through authorized Mushkin resellers.

Mushkin Atlas Vital CapacitiesYou can view Mushkin’s press release announcing their new ATLAS VITAL M.2 2280 SSDs in its entirety here.

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    If you put two of these in a NUC can you operate them in RAID?


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    Very nice, but… are we finally one day going to see M.2 SATA with capacity ABOVE 500GB???

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