Samsung has today announced a new line of solid state drives (SSD) the Samsung 830 Series. The new Samsung
830 Series SSDs builds on the success of Samsung’s 470 Series SSDs and
provide full support for SATA’s 6Gbps max throughput. Making the new 830
Series capable of transfer speeds in the region of 500MB/s high
sequential reads and 350MB/s write.
Samsung’s 830 Series SSD drives are encased in a brushed metal enclosure and are available in 64, 128, 256 and 512GB storage capacities.
The new Samsung 830 Series SSD come with
an optional migration kit which includes a full retail copy of Norton
Ghost. Together with Samsung’s Magician for SSD software a DOD compliant
ATA level Secure Erase that doesn’t require you to exit into DOS,
allowing you to complete an erase if your using the drive as a secondary
drive without the need to leave Windows.
The Samsung 830 Series SSDs will be arriving in October 2011 , but
unfortunately Samsung hasn’t yet revealed any pricing, but as soon as it
becomes available we will keep you updated.