Tuesday, April 7, 2009

PhotoFast increases speed of G-Monster drives, producing models V4S

Submitted last autumn a family of solid-state drives G-Monster had claimed the speed of reading 170 MB/s, while recording - 100 MB/s (when connecting via SATA). Recently the company has updated the family of models G-Monster V4S, which use flash memory-type SLC NAND, thus improving the performance of drives.

Device PhotoFast G-Monster V4S will be available in three variants of the volume: 32, 64 and 128 GB. Like their predecessors, the new SSD equipped with a SATA interface, 3 Gb/s. Interestingly, to further improve the speed of hard drives are equipped with a buffer of 64 MB of RAM is the production of Elpida. As a result of improvements in the speed of sequential readings was able to raise up to 270 MB/s, while recording - up to 190 MB/sec. According to the manufacturer, the average time exceeds the time between failures 1.5 million hours. Dimensions SSD of 100 x 70 x 9.3 mm.

The emergence of patterns of a series of G-Monster V4S on the Japanese market is scheduled for mid next month. On the supply of high-speed SSD PhotoFast the markets of other countries until the information is not available.

Source: www.flashmemory-japan.com