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PNY introduces Prevail and XLR8 SSDs

Posted on Wednesday, August 22 2012 @ 20:00:49 CEST by

Every man and his dog seems to be making solid state disks these days. The latest company to jump into the market is PNY, they've just presented the Prevail, Prevail Elite, XLR8 and XLR8 Pro solid state disks.
PNY Technologies, Inc. today introduced their new line-up of high-performance Solid State Drives (SSDs) for enterprise to consumer storage solutions, while at the Flash Memory Summit 2012 in Santa Clara, CA, booth #827. The PNY Prevail Series includes Prevail Elite and Prevail Solid State Drives -- designed for workstation use; while the XLR8 Series includes XLR8 Pro and XLR8 Solid State Drives -- designed for consumer use.

Featuring a comprehensive line-up of innovative products, PNY's Solid State Drives support a wide host of customers, applications, and industries. With essential benefits, such as high reliability, accelerated performance, lower power operations, extreme ruggedness, and overall efficiency -- all of these latest SSDs are backed by the PNY Endurance Promise. With endurance ratings of either 10K or 3K Program/Erase cycles, PNY's SSDs provide a wide gamut of use cases for customers' needs.

All of PNY's SSDs are also designed and manufactured in the USA at a brand-new state of the art manufacturing facility featuring the latest in SMT capability. PNY performs rigorous testing on every Solid State Drive -- for the utmost in quality and reliability.

PNY SSDs are powered by the SandForce SF-2200 series flash storage processors, which not only deliver the best performance for SSDs, but also support DuraClass advanced NAND flash management technology. These features keep the drive at top performance levels including optimized program cycles to effectively extend flash-rated endurance.

"PNY's new Solid State Drives have emerged to support the new storage demand for NAND flash-based memory," said Mark Honeck, director of product marketing at PNY. "As the SSD market is growing exponentially, PNY is here to help our customers take advantage of the explosive growth within this market. With cost to performance ratio, we're making it easier than ever for customers to adopt SSD usage."

Prevail Series: Prevail Elite and Prevail SSDs
The PNY Prevail Series offers enterprise class performance and endurance with low power operation and a flash endurance rating of up to 10K Program/Erase cycles, making it an ideal drive for the highest performing applications and uses -- from office storage upgrades and boot drives to workstation, server, and networking deployments.

The Prevail Series is storage designed for lower latency, faster boot up and application launching -- to run systems at lightning speed. Designed to offer incredible performance to satisfy the most demanding power user, featuring high endurance flash for running multiple applications and operating systems faster, these drives feature a 2.5" SATA III, 6 Gbps interface, support 128-bit AES encryption and Secure Erase.

Powered by the SandForce 2200 family of controllers, the Prevail Series of Solid State Drives offer up to 550 MB/s sequential read, 520 MB/s sequential write speeds, 85,000 random read/write IOPS, and capacities of 480 GB, 240 GB, and 120 GB. Prevail Series SSDs also come with a 5-Year Warranty, limited 3-year plus an additional 2-years with online product registration.

XLR8 Series: XLR8 Pro and XLR8 SSDs
The PNY XLR8 Series SSDs offer long lasting high performance storage designed for gaming, photo/video applications and faster system performance. These mid and entry-level Solid State Drives offer the best cost to performance ratio to consumers.

The XLR8 Series drives feature a 2.5" SATA III, 6 Gbps interface, and support 128-bit AES encryption and specifications that enable launch of multiple operating systems and programs in seconds while preserving data longer with Compute grade NAND flash.

Powered by SandForce 2200 controllers, the XLR8 Series of SSDs offer up to 550 MB/s sequential read speeds, 520 MB/s sequential write speeds, 85,000 random read/write IOPS, and capacities of 480 GB, 240 GB, and 120 GB. XLR8 Pro SSDs come with a 5-Year Warranty, limited 3-year plus an additional 2-years with online product registration; while the XLR8 SSDs come with a 3-Year Warranty. Additionally, consumers who purchase an XLR8 120 GB SSD will also receive a bonus PNY 32 GB Compact Attaché USB Flash Drive.

An interactive demonstration can be seen at the Flash Memory Summit 2012 -- the forum for the best in the technology industry today. PNY will be presenting technologically innovative solutions within the SSD realm, along with partner JMR and Blackmagic Design.

The PNY Prevail Elite, Prevail, XLR8 Pro, and XLR8 Solid State Drives are available for purchase at select e-tailers, retailers, PNY.com, and through authorized PNY distribution partners.



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