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August 27, 2012 - Based on SandForce SF2281 controller and SK Hynix Flash, 2.5 in. HAWK SSDs come in 120 and 240 GB storage capacities. Respective sequential (256 KB, max) read and write speeds are 510 and 470 MBps, while respective random (4 KB, max) read and write performance values are 50,000 and 38,000 IOPS. Along with support for SATA I/II/III interface, SSDs feature MLC NAND Flash, MBTF of 1.2M, and TRIM Support (O/S support required). Power consumption is 0.82 W while active and 0.26 W while idle.

Strontium Americas, Inc.

46743 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA, 94538, USA

Original Press Release

Strontium Launches HAWK SSDs

Press release date: August 22, 2012

-Take Your Computers to the Next Level-

Strontium Technology has announced a new series of high-performance solid state drives (SSDs) named HAWK. These Hynix-built solid state drives with Strontium branding are based on SandForce's SF2281 controller and SK Hynix Flash. These drives are said to be a good upgrade option featuring 500MB/s of read and write performance and also claim to offer faster performance for PCs and Macs. Needless to say, SSDs feature enhanced durability, shock-proof, silent operation and are more reliable as compared to traditional hard drives.

The 2.5-inch HAWK drive is available in 120GB and 240GB storage capacities. The sequential (256KB, MAX) read speed is 510MB/s and write speed is 470MB/s. The random (4KB, MAX) performance is 50,000 IOPS read and 38,000 IOPS write. It comes with support for SATA I/ II/ III interface, TRIM Support (O/S support required) and has a Mean Time between Failures (MBTF) of 1.2M. Strontium HAWK SSD has been designed to offer quicker boot up and shorter lead time in the loading of applications to enhance productivity.

Strontium HAWK SSD simply makes the computer more responsive than ever. With quicker boot up and shorter lead time in applications loading, it will definitely enhance your daily productivity and ensure your system takes flight to the next level

Backed by a three-year warranty, the HAWK SSD will be available through Strontium's authorized distributors and channel partners. The 120GB and 240GB SSDs are also available through Strontium's website at www.strontium.biz

FEATURES

· 2.5" Drive · SandForce SF-2281 · MLC NAND Flash for Fast Performance · Available Capacities: 120GB and 240GB · Sequential Performance (256KB, MAX): Read: 510 MB/s, Write: 470 MB/s · Random Performance (4KB, MAX): Read: 50,000 IOPS, Write: 38,000 IOPS · Supports SATA I/ II/ III Interface · TRIM Support (O/S Support Required) · Power Consumption: 0.82W (Active), 0.26W (Idle) · Mean Time between Failures (MBTF): 1.2M · 3 years hassle-free Strontium Limited Warranty

ABOUT STRONTIUM TECHNOLOGY: Strontium Technology Pte Ltd is a PC and flash memory manufacturing company, having its headquarters in Singapore. Today, it's operations span to varied territories across Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, India, US, Canada and Latin America. In total, the company maintains a strong market presence in over 30 countries. Strontium Technology serves an international network of distributors, resellers, retailers and OEM customers.

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