Today PNY have announced a new addition to their range of affordable entry-level solid state drive (SSD) with the launch of the CS1311b which measures just 7 mm-thick and offers a 2.5-inch form-factor.
The new PNY CS1311b series SSD is equipped with a SATA 6 Gbps interface and will be available offering capacities of 128 GB and 256 GB, as well as featuring 3D TLC-NAND flash memory manufactured by Micron Technology.
The 128 GB variant offers sequential transfer speeds of up to 510 MB/s reads with up to 410 MB/s writes, and up to 42,000 IOPS 4K random reads, with up to 82,000 IOPS 4K random writes; while the 256 GB variant is slightly faster, with up to 560 MB/s sequential reads, and up to 510 MB/s writes; with up to 80,000 IOPS 4K random reads, and up to 81,000 IOPS 4K random writes.
The PNY CS1311b series SSD drives are supplied with a 3-year product warranty as well as Acronis True Image data migration software. Unfortunately no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet by PNY, but as soon as information comes to light we will keep you updated as always.