SATA III Ultra-Slim SSD offers up to 960 GB storage capacity.

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Along with 7 mm form factor that facilitates integration into such mobile computing platforms as ultra-slim notebooks, Slim S80 has Phison controller and 6 Gbps SATA III interface. NCQ- and RAID-ready SSD, which occupies 100 x 69.85 mm footprint, delivers transfer rates to 555 Mbps (read) and 530 Mbps (write) while offering 4K random read/write speeds of to 80,000 IOPS. SMART monitoring system and ECC technology, along with Wear Leveling technique, are standard features.

Original Press Release:

SP/Silicon Power Unveils the Latest 960GB High-Capacity and Ultra-Slim SSD for Ultrabooks - Slim S80

Taipei, Taiwan — SP/ Silicon Power, the world's leading provider of memory storage solutions, today unveils the latest 7mm 2.5" SSD–Slim S80 for the new generation of ultra-slim notebooks with incredibly high capacities up to 960GB. Built in an extra slim enclosure, the brand-new Slim S80 unleashes the full potential of the 6Gbps SATA III interface to further improve computing capability and mobility. Along with surprisingly fast transferring speeds, reasonable pricing and wide range of capacity choices, SP Slim S80 SSD is now feasible for users to make flexible configuration to achieve great capability enhancement.

Different from standard 9.5mm SSDs, SP Slim S80 is geared with the super-slim 7mm form factor for easy integration into the latest mobile computing platforms. Featuring ultra-slim exterior, Slim S80 perfectly complements Ultrabooks in design, and its impressive transfer rates make it the ideal SSD upgrade solution for computer enthusiasts, gamers and multitaskers who want to take their computing experiences to a new level. Equipped with high-quality Phison controller and ultra-fast 6Gbps SATA III interface, Slim S80 delivers astonishing transfer rates up to Read/Write 555MB/530MB/sec while offering impressive 4K random Read/Write speeds of up to 80,000 IOPS. With such incredible performances, Slim S80 can significantly reduce boot time, quickly load applications and provide higher reliability over traditional hard drives. For professionals who value the importance of speed and stability, Slim S80 is about to speed up all the operation faster and smoother without any waste in time.

While the use of Ultrabooks and ultra slim notebooks is getting widespread, Slim S80 can perfectly fit the market trend and offer users an effective and efficient upgrade solution. Only weighing 79g and measuring 7mm in depth, Slim S80 is one of the lightest and thinnest SSD of its kind yet it is shock and vibration proof as it contains no moving parts. In addition, Slim S80 is built with S.M.A.R.T. monitoring system and ECC technology to guarantee higher data transmission safety; furthermore, Slim S80 implements the Wear Leveling technique to realize prolonged lifespan and better durability. Slim S80 is now available in 32GB, 60GB, 120GB, 240GB, 480GB and 960GB and is backed by a three year warranty. For more information, please visit the Silicon Power website:

Slim S80 Solid State Drive

Product Features:

• 7mm slim design suitable for Ultrabooks and Ultra-slim notebooks

• SATA III 6Gbps backwards compatible with SATA II 3Gbps

• Super-high transfer rates:

ATTO: Read/ Write 555MB/530MB/sec max

CrystalDiskMark 5cycle/1000MB: Read/ Write 510MB/480MB/sec max

AS SSD: Read/ Write 510MB/460MB/sec max

• Supports TRIM command and Garbage Collection technology

• NCQ and RAID ready

• Equipped with wear leveling to extend endurance

• Implement with ECC technology to guarantee data transmission reliability

• Built-in with S.M.A.R.T. monitoring system

• Low power consumption

• Shockproof & Anti-Vibration

• Noiseless operation, no latency delay and no seek error

*Transfer rates may vary, depending on different system platforms.

Product Specifications:

• Size: 100 x 69.85 x 7 mm

• Capacity: 32GB/60GB/120GB/240GB/480GB/960GB

• Weight: 79g

• Vibration Resistance Test: 20G

• Shock Resistance Test: 1500G Max

• Color: Black

• 3 year warranty

About SP / Silicon Power

Silicon Power Computer & Communications Inc., founded in 2003 by a group of enthusiastic specialists of flash data storage industry. Well dedicated in brand image and product quality, SP has been recognized and well accepted by millions of end-users in more than 100 countries, becomes the world's leading manufacturer of flash memory cards, USB flash drives, card readers, DRAM modules, solid state disks, and portable hard drives in less than a decade. Headquartered in Taipei, we continuously established various branches throughout the world including Netherlands, Japan, Russia, Mainland China and other emerging market. With superior quality and innovative design, our products stood out in many competitions and awarded with numerous well-known design awards, such as Taiwan Excellence, COMPUTEX Design & Innovation Award, red dot design award, iF Design Award and IDEA . Winning trust of global consumers SP holds a record of successive double-digit revenue growth for last ten years. For SP, the product we introduced is not only a digital storage device but also a real promise to create and preserve your most valuable memory in every moment.

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