Press Release Summary:
Matrix series solid state drives feature 128 GB capacity with reading speed of 415 MB/sec and write speed of 175 MB/sec using SATA-3. Featuring Marvell 88SS9174-BLD2 controller, units also offer read performance up to 40,000 IOPS and write performance up to 50,000 IOPS. Gamma series drives are available in 60 GB models, with read and write speeds of 200 Mbps, and in 120 GB versions with 100 Mbps speeds. Both types of drives measure 2.5 in.
Original Press Release:
Strontium Launches SSD Matrix Series
New Delhi - Strontium Technology has launched the world's fastest Solid State Drives as their new Matrix series in 128GB capacity at a Press Conference in New Delhi. Based on industry-leading 25nm NAND flash memory, the Strontium SSD Matrix Series delivers more performance and reliability features. It is targeted for corporate IT or PC enthusiasts who would like a substantial performance boost over conventional mechanical hard disk drives. The technical data on the Strontium SSD Matrix Series are as follows:
o 2.5-inch form factor
o Marvell 88SS9174-BLD2 controller
o MLC NAND Flash chips in leading-edge 25nm design
o Random read / write performance up to 40,000/50,000IOPS
o 128GB model reading speed / write speed with 415/175MB per second using SATA-3
Strontium also launched mainstream SSD Gamma series in 60 and 120GB. The 2.5-inch Gamma SSD uses 25nmMLC NAND and Sandforce SF-1222 controller. It is available in two capacities: 60GB and 120GB with read and write speeds of 200MBps and 100MBps respectively. It enjoys reduced cost over its predecessors and is meant for mainstream consumers.
Strontium unveiled an advertising campaign to promote their SSD in Indian market. Mr Vivian Singh, Director and Co-Founder of Strontium Technology, said, "The key message of the campaign called 'Boot up Faster' is to use Strontium SSD for faster boot up and accelerated application performance."
At the Conference, Strontium also announced the winners of Strontium SMS Star Contest. The contest ran for 7 months on purchase of Strontium's USB drives, which saw participation from nearly 120,000 customers. Lucky participants took home their prizes including Chevrolet Beat car, Hero Honda CBZ, Sony LCD TV, Ray Ban glasses, IPhones, MacBooks, Digital Cameras, IPods, mobile phones, Sony PS2 and Wrist Watches. The results of the Draw can be viewed on Strontium's website at www.strontium.biz.
Since opening its new branch office in New Delhi, Strontium has significantly increased its work force in India and continues to recruit. Mr Vivian Singh said, "Our continued expansion in India will allow us to work closely with System Integrators and Channel customers in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities, to provide leading edge, top quality products with unparalleled service. Most of our partners and customers understand the benefits of Major Brand Chipsets. Now we can be closer to them and respond more quickly to their requirements."
About Strontium Technology
Strontium is Singapore's No.1 PC memory maker with revenue exceeding US$210 million in 2010. It specializes in memory products and solutions with a wide range of FLASH and DRAM products. Its operations and businesses are spread in Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, India, US and Latin American markets.