Lexar Media introduced a 64GB Crucial RealSSD C300 solid state disk, this unit uses the SATA 6Gbps interface and features a Marvell controller. The 64GB RealSSD is equipped with Micron MLC flash memory and promises read speeds of up to 355MB/s (max 265MB/s with SATA 3Gbps), write speeds of up to 70MB/s, 50,000 random 4k read IOPS and 15,000 random 4k write IOPS.
It should be available in retail stores for $149.99.
Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today introduced a 64GB addition to the award-winning Crucial RealSSD C300 product line. The new 64GB RealSSD C300 drive, like its' predecessors, natively supports SATA 6Gb/s, is backwards compatible with the SATA 3Gb/s interface, and provides scorching-fast read speeds of up to 355MB/s and write speeds up to 75MB/s. Competitively priced at US$149.99, the new 64GB C300 drive is available in a standard 2.5-inch form factor, and comes with a limited three-year warranty.
"The 64GB C300 drive is a natural extension of our award-winning Crucial RealSSD C300 product line. This aggressively priced 64GB C300 drive makes SSD technology more affordable than ever, delivers durability for mobile computing, and makes it a compelling boot drive for desktop PCs," said Robert Wheadon, Lexar Media senior worldwide SSD product manager.
The 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB Crucial RealSSD C300 drives are available through select resellers worldwide and online at www.crucial.com/ssd, www.crucial.com/uk/ssd, or www.crucial.com/eu/ssd.