Samsung has this month unveiled the world’s very first 1TB mSATA SSD in the form of the new 840 EVO mSATA mini-Serial ATA Solid State Drive (SSD).
The weight and thickness of the new 840 EVO mSATA are 40 percent and a twelfth of a typical hard disk drive (HDD) respectively and the 1TB version offers 98,000 random read and 90,000 random write IOPS (Input Output Operations Per Second).
Unsoo Kim, senior vice president, memory brand product marketing, Samsung Electronics explains : “With the new mSATA SSD line-up offering up to 1TB of memory and an optimized software tool, we expect that consumers can enjoy high storage volume and performance on ultra-slim notebooks besides desktop PCs,”
“We will continue to bring leading-edge SSD products and software solutions with improved quality and reliability, while working on offering higher consumer satisfaction and strengthening competitiveness of our branded memory business.”
The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA which was first unveiled back in July at Samsung SSD Global Summit will be available to purchase worldwide later this month, but the exact launching date can vary depending on the region.
The new Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is equipped with Samsung’s advanced 128 gigabit (GB) NAND flash memory based on 10 nanometer class process technology. To create a 1TB version SSD, for which a total of four flash memory packages are used, each package having 16 layers of 128GB chips, explains Samsung.