SuperTalent MasterDrive MX: $699 120GB solid-state drive

Notebook makers like Apple and Lenovo have shown that solid-state drives can be superior alternatives to hard drives for ultra-thin laptops, thanks to their small footprint, low power consumption, and high performance. However, with your typical 64GB SSD costing around a grand, SSD-based notebooks remain prohibitively expensive for the most part.This is where Super Talent […]

Notebook makers like Apple and Lenovo have shown that solid-state drives can be superior alternatives to hard drives for ultra-thin laptops, thanks to their small footprint, low power consumption, and high performance. However, with your typical 64GB SSD costing around a grand, SSD-based notebooks remain prohibitively expensive for the most part.

This is where Super Talent comes in. The memory maker has released five new 2.5”, Serial ATA SSDs with prices that one could almost call reasonable. The new MasterDrive MX line includes 30GB, 60GB, and 120GB SSDs priced at a respective $299, $449, and $699. Super Talent says all three drives can hit 120MB/s in sequential reads and 40MB/s in sequential writes through a 300MB/s Serial ATA interface.

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