Biostar introduces the S100 Plus Series SSDs, these 2.5" SATA 6Gbps models are available in 240GB and 480GB capacities. Not a whole lot of about the disks, we only know that the 240GB version does reads of up to 510MB/s and writes of up to 370MB/s, and that the 480GB edition has up to 540MB/s read speeds and 460MB/s write speeds. No details about which type of NAND flash is used, or the type of SSD controller. The 240GB model has a $35 MSRP, while the 480GB disk is sold for $59.
BIOSTAR, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, and storage devices announced the S100 Plus series SSD, an affordable solid state drive (SSD) with outstanding performance for laptop and desktop computer upgrades. Built in a beautifully designed 2.5-inch unibody with ultra-slim 7.0mm casing, featuring an ultra-stable shock-proof design. The S100 Plus Series SSDs are available in 240GB and 480GB, making upgrading or replacing previous generation storage more accessible than ever.
With the SATA3 6GB/s interface, the S100 240GB Plus has sequential read/write speeds of 510MB/s and 370MB/s, and the S100 480GB Plus with read/write speeds of 540MB/s and 460MB/s to achieve ultra-fast game or software access. Compared with traditional hard drives, the read/write speed is an improvement of up to 200-300% in performance, which offers a whole new gaming and work experience.
The S100 Plus series SSD has an ultra-slim metal unibody casing which is only 7.0mm in thickness, allowing it to fit in even the slimmest laptops. Yet, it is ultra-stable thanks to the patented shock proof design which is a crucial feature for gamers or content creators on-the-go. The S100 Plus Series SSD is equipped with a six-layer quality PCB, making it ultra-durable in harsh environments (up to 70?C (158?F)) and still able to operate smoothly to meet the demands of hardcore users.
“We are excited to make the ultra-fast, ultra-durable SSDs more accessible to all gamers with the S100 Plus Series SSDs,” said Kevin Cheng, Global Marketing Manager of BIOSTAR.” Aside from our popular RACING series motherboards and graphics cards, we now provide a wider selection of components for gamers who are looking to maximize their performance.”
BIOSTAR continues to grow its portfolio of PC and laptop components for gamers and content creators. The S100 Plus Series SSD is perfect for enhancing gaming and work performance at exceptional value. The S100 240GB Plus is sold at US$35 and the S100 480GB Plus is sold at US$59.