OCZ reveals specifications of USB 3.0 SSD

Posted on Wednesday, January 06 2010 @ 20:09 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
OCZ revealed some specifications of its upcoming external solid state disk with USB 3.0 support. This device has an anodized aluminum enclosure and promises a 5Gb/s transfer rate, ultraportable design, superior power management, and lower CPU utilization. The device will be available with 64GB, 128GB and 256GB MLC flash memory. It measures 56mm x 120mm x 10mm and weighs 87.7g.

Exact performance details are unknown, but it seems to be well over 300MB/s based on the details OCZ provided. The company claims 500MB can be transferred in just 1.6 seconds, and 6GB in only 20 seconds. Pricing and availability is unknown.

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