Q Series Pro
Toshiba adds to their collection of solid state drives with the Q Series Pro. The Q Series includes three models: 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB. Each of these models is rated at 554 MB/s sequential read speed and at 512 MB/s sequential write speed. The Q Series SSD follows the 7 mm form factor and weighs 53 g, making it ideal for notebooks and “ultrabooks”.
The Q Series of SSDs are built around Toshiba’s very own TC358790XBG controller with 19 nm MLC Toggle 2.0 NAND flash modules. This SSD Comes with three-year limited warranty.
- Sequential Read: Up to 554 MB/second
- Sequential Write: Up to 512 MB/second
- NAND type: MLC
- Interface: SATA 3 6GBps
- Form Factor: 2.5 inches
- DRAM Cache: None
- TRIM support: Yes
- SMART support: Yes
- MTBF: 1,000,000 hours
As strong as a contender as this may be in performance, it is the pricing of the Toshiba Q Series Pro SSD that really makes it stand out from the crowd.
Despite the disorienting naming scheme and the dull-looking chassis, the Toshiba Q Series Pro offers great performance, great pricing, low power consumption, and it’s backed by a Tier 1 manufacturer with a great track record. It’s seriously a hidden gem for those in the market for a low cost, top tier SSD.