Mushkin has introduced the Europa III solid state disk series, the first model features 250GB MLC flash memory and uses the Samsung S3C29RBB SSD controller. This SSD promises read speeds of up to 220MB/s and write speeds of up to 200MB/s. Pricing and availability is unknown.
The first model in this series is the Mushkin esi25607. This 250 GB SSD is of the standard 2.5 inch form-factor, and weighs 80.1 g. It is driven by Samsung S3C29RBB controller, which helps this drive churn out speeds of 220 MB/s (read), 200 MB/s (write). It uses the standard SATA II interface. The drive maintains a low power draw of 0.15W when idling, and 0.25W when active. It has its MTBF rated at one million hours. The drive comes packed in a fancy aluminum case.