Mushkin, during the CES 2015, recently announced a new line of high performance and mission-critical computer storage – the Mushkin STRIKER SSD series. The new 2.5-inch Mushkin Striker SSD features a read/write speed of up to 565MB/s and 550MB/s respectively. It also features Phison controller, 256-bit AES encryption and many more. The new line is basically a well-rounded SSD lineup offering high value, performance and capacity. Check out the rest of its features and specifications from the official release below.
Mushkin STRIKER SSD Features and Specs
The Mushkin STRIKER SSD series provides sequential read and write throughput of up to 565 and 550MB/s respectively, with random performance of up to 90,000 4K IOPS. Launching in 240-960GB capacities, the new STRIKER SSD series will be available at retail channels in Q1 2015.
According to said Brian Flood, Director of Product Management at Mushkin: “Mushkin is committed to giving our customers the best performing and most reliable SSDs and our new STRIKER family of drives delivers,” “With an ever-increasing demand for greater performance, the new STRIKER drives provides the ultimate combination of speed and reliability for today’s demanding applications.”
Features of the Mushkin STRIKER line of SSDs include:
- Phison PS3110-S10 controller
- Quad core, 8-channel
- 256-bit AES encryption support, Opal 2.0
- End-to-End data path protection, SmartECC, SmartRefresh, SmartFlush, GuaranteedFlush
- SATA 3.0 (6Gb/s) interface (backwards compatible with SATA 3Gb/s and 1.5Gb/s)
- Top-tier performance specifications
- TRIM/SMART support (OS/driver support required)
- DEVSLP support for ultra-low power consumption
- 120 bit per 2KB ECC strength
- High-speed MLC NAND
- 2.5” 7mm form factor
- User-upgradeable firmware
Price and Availability
There is no news yet regarding the manufacturer’s suggested retail price of the new Mushkin Striker SSD series, as well as when would it become available in the market. Judging from the features and specifications alone, expect that the new Striker will be priced higher compared to the company’s regular SSD lineup.