With the XLR8 Express 120 Gigabyte, Extrememory has quite an interesting product in its portfolio. The SSD comes with a SandForce SF-2281 Controller. It has furthermore been equipped with Toogle NAND flash memory. Most of the competitors use NAND flash that comes with an interface according to ONFi standard.
Specifications / Delivery
||Extrememory XLR8 Express 120 Gigabyte
Toggle NAND, 25nm,
550 MB/s reading, up to 550 MB/s writing
||< 0.1 ms
Behind the scenes
the XLR8 Express 120 Gigabyte, Extrememory has an SATA-III SSD in its portfolio that is based on
the latest SandForce SF-2281 controller and makes use of synchronous NAND Flash.
This has the consequence that you will get as much performance out of the
controller as possible. On the other hand the synchronous NAND flash is more
expensive then asynchronous memory chips.
In the case of the XLR8 Express 120 Gigabyte Extrememory uses Toggle NAND Flash which has been
manufactured by Toshiba and comes with 25 nanometer structures. On the 120
Gigabyte drive there are eight ICs whereas each offers 16 Gigabyte storing
capacity. The exact identification number is: TH58TAG6D2FBA49.
The test sample that
reached our office arrived in a very small box. As you'd already expect from a
first look the there is only a
2.5-to-3.5-inch adapter bracket included in the delivery. You wont find any
cloning software like for example Acronis Disk Image or Norton Ghost.
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