Solid State Drives boost performance of Ultrabooks.

Press Release Summary:

Available in 120, 240, and 480 GB capacities, M10 M.2 2280 and M10 mSATA feature SATA III 6Gb/s interface and support Intel® Smart Response Technology, which enables flexibility in hardware upgrades. Both offer Read/Write transfer rates up to 520/330 Mbps with 4K random Read/Write speeds up to 40,000 IOPS. Users can configure computer with M.2 or mSATA SSD acting as cache drive between HDD and system memory. Through advanced control technology, drives support TRIM, NCQ, and S.M.A.R.T commands.

Original Press Release:

SP Silicon Power Unveils the Latest M.2 and mSATA Solid State Drives Instant Performance Boost for Ultrabooks

Taipei, Taiwan — Catering to the increasing demands for super speed and cost-effective storage solutions, SP/ Silicon Power, the world’s leading provider of memory storage solutions, today releases the latest powerful M10 M.2 2280 and M10 mSATA solid state drives. They both allow superior performances and high reliability with ultra-fast transfer interface of SATA III 6Gb/s, and supports Intel® Smart Response Technology (ISRT) to offer flexible upgrade solutions that saves consumers a lot of time and space.

SP M10 M.2 2280 SSD

Addressing the mini size and high performance needs for advanced portable devices, the M10 M.2 2280 can be applied for devices with an M.2 slot including next-gen desktops, Ultrabooks and motherboards with Intel 87/97 series chipsets. Engineered with a high-quality controller and MLC NAND flash chips, the M10 M.2 2280 delivers astonishing transfer rates up to Read/Write 520MB/330MB/sec while offering impressive 4K random Read/Write speeds of up to 40,000 IOPS in the CDM test. For business people, multimedia professionals and heavy gamers who value the importance of efficiency and stability, the M10 M.2 2280 significantly speeds up boot times and reduces loading times in games to deliver an immediately noticeable performance boost.


Built in an original controller and premium flash chips, the M10 mSATA SSD delivers blazibg fast transfer speeds up to Read/Write 520MB/330MB/sec and up to 40,000 IOPS of 4K random Read/Write speeds in the CDM test. It can also serve as a boot drive which promises both great capacity expansion and speed acceleration. For heavy gamers, professionals and DIY enthusiasts, the M10 mSATA provides serious performance gains in boot times, game and application loading.

More Flexibility in Hardware Upgrade with Intel ®SRT

Both M10 M.2 2280 and M10 mSATA support Intel® Smart Response Technology (ISRT) which enables more flexibility in hardware upgrades. Users can configure the computer with the M.2 or mSATA SSD acting as a cache drive between the hard disk drive and system memory, and this SSD can quickly access frequently used programs and games. This offers the benefit of having a hard disk drive for maximum storage capacity while creating an SSD-like overall system performance experience. Through advanced control technology, the M10 M.2 2280 and M10 mSATA support TRIM, NCQ, and S.M.A.R.T commands which allow the SSD’s real-time performance to be maintained at an optimum level at all times; Meanwhile it performs ECC technology, Wearing Leveling, and Bad Block Management to guarantee data transmission reliability and overall system stability. They are all backed by a 3-year warranty and come in 120GB, 240GB and up to 480GB capacities to satisfy different user demands. For more information, please visit the Silicon Power website:


M10 M.2 2280 & M10 mSATA Features

  • Suitable for Ultrabooks, laptops, and desktops

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

  • CDM Transfer rates: 520MB/s max. Read speed 330MB/s max. Write speed

  • Random 4K write speed up to 40,000 IOPS

(Note: Transfer rates may vary, depending on system platform)

  • High compatibility, support Intel® Smart Response Technology (ISRT)

  • Support TRIM command, NCQ

  • Support ECC technology and Bad Block Management to guarantee data transmission reliability

  • Built-in with SMART monitoring system

  • Shockproof & Anti-Vibration

  • Noiseless operation, no latency delay and no seek error

  • 3 year warranty

M10 M.2 2280 & M10 mSATA Specifications


M10 M.2 2280



22 x 80 x 3.5 mm

50.8 x 29.9 x 4 mm


8 g

8.5 g


120GB, 240GB, 480GB

120GB, 240GB, 480GB

Form Factor

M.2 2280-D5-B-M

Full size mSATA

NAND Flash

MLC NAND Flash Memory

MLC NAND Flash Memory

Operating temperature

0 °C - 70 °C

0 °C - 70 °C

Storage temperature

-40 °C - 85 °C

-40 °C - 85 °C


2,000,000 hours

2,000,000 hours


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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