Meanwhile Kingmax also belongs to the manufacturers that offer consumer SSDs which are based on a SandForce SF-2281 controller. Despite the fact that this particular drive uses asynchronous NAND flash the manufacturer promises read speeds of up to 550 Megabyte per second. We're really curious to see wether the drive can really achieve this performance level or if the product description should be changed.
Specifications / Delivery
||Kingmax SMP35 240 Gigabyte
550 MB/s reading, up to 520 MB/s writing
up to 60'000 IOPS write
||< 0.1 ms
With the SMP35 from Kingmax you get a 240 Gigabyte
SSD which is based on a SandForce SF-2281 controller and asynchronous NAND Flash memory from
These have been manufactured using a 25 nanometer process. This indicates that the memory cells
are specified for 3'000 P/E cycles.
A closer look at the delivery shows that there is 2.5 inch to 3.5 inch
adapter bracket, a set of screws, a molex to SATA power cable adapter, a SATA
III cable and a manual. There is no disk imaging software included in the
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