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Ultra

SanDisk Ultra is the company’s weapon as it returns into the battle of SSDs. Its SATA II interface can deliver a read speed of up to 280 MB/s and write speed of  270 MB/s. The drive utilizes a Sandforce SF-1222 controller in collaboration with SanDisk’s own 32 nm Asynchronous ABL NAND Flash memory. The Ultra […]

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Extreme

SanDisk’s Extreme is a SATA III 6 GB/s SSD that is available in capacities of 120 GB, 240 GB and 480 GB. Its specifications sheet tells that its performance for sequential read is at 550 MB/s while its sequential write speed is at 550 MB/s. At low 4k random write aligned disk access, its maximum […]

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Ultra Plus

Ultra Plus SSD is one of two solid state drives simultaneously introduced by SanDisk at the start of 2013. This SATA III 6 GBps drive can deliver peak perfomances of 530 MB/s and 445 MB/s for sequential read and write respectively while IOPS for 4k random read is 82,000. The Ultra Plus is available in […]

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Extreme II

The SanDisk Extreme II is a solid state drive utilizing the SATA III 6 Gbps interface. It follows SanDisk’s Extreme SSD, also a SATA III device, but runs on SandForce’s SF-2281 controller.  The Extreme II’s Marvell 88SS9187 controller gives this drive a maximum sequential read speed of 550 MB/s and a maximum sequential write speed of […]

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