South Korea electronics giant, Samsung made the announcement that is has begun production of its new ridiculously small 512GB SSD. A forward thinking onboard storage for the futuristic super-thin ultrabook.
The 512GB SSD NVMe PCIe is housed in a ball grid array casing; the US postage stamp is actually bigger than this SSD (Solid State Drive). It weighs about a gram and with body dimensions: 20mmx16mmx1.5mm.
The amazements does not stop there, with its teeny-weeny size, you would be forgiven for thinking Samsung compromised performance for size. Well, the opposite is true; as Jung-bae Lee, Senior VP of Memory Product Planning & Application Engineering Team at Samsung said in a statement.
The performance of the 512GB SSD NVMe PCIe is “triple the performance of a typical SATA SSD, in the smallest form factor available, with storage capacity reaching up to 512GB. The introduction of this small-scale SSD will help PC companies to make timely launches of slimmer, more stylish computing devices, while offering consumers a more satisfactory computing environment.”
Apparently the 512GB SSD has a read/write speed of up to 1,500MB/s while the SATA SSD has the speed of …read more