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Smart Unveils Optimus 1.6TB SSD, Reads 1GB Per Second
Smart Modular Technologies has unveiled a new addition to their range
of solid state drives this week with the launch of their new Smart
Optimus SSD. The new Optimus SSD range is available in 200GB, 400GB,
800GB, and 1.6TB storage capacities and features read/write speeds of
100K/50K random IOPS and 500/500MB/s sustained transfer rates. Together
with support for wide-port SAS capability, providing up to 1GB/s
sustained read performance.
"A product that combines enhanced endurance, high capacity, and
high performance at a good value would cause a dramatic shift in how
storage is deployed, and it would help to drive the adoption of SSDs in
The Smart Optimus is currently has the largest capacity in the market
and using its Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 6Gb/s interface providing
speeds of 1GB/s and write speeds of 500MB/s, also makes the Smart
Optimus one of the fastest drives on the market too.
Unfortunately no details on costs have been released as yet by Smart.