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Published on April 21st, 2014 | by admin

Kingston Releases Larger Capacity mSATA Drives

Kingston, the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the addition of 240GB and 480GB capacities to the existing SSDNow mS200 mSATA SSD line. Kingston’s SSDNow mS200 mSATA solid-state drive allows system builders and enthusiasts a cost-effective performance boost with quicker boot time and application loads while requiring less power than HDDs. The mS200’s small-form factor is perfect for notebook, tablet and Ultrabook™ PCs, as well as a variety of embedded systems. It can also be used as a caching device with motherboards that support Intel® Smart Response Technology (SRT) to improve system performance. mS200 has read speeds up to 550MB/s and write speeds up to 520MB/s. The 30GB, 60GB, 120GB, 240GB and 480GB mS200 mSATA SSDs have a caseless, PCB-only design with no moving parts and are backed by a two- or three-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston® reliability. For more information visit http://www.kingston.com/en/ssd/s#sms200s3.

SSDNow mS200 mSATAFeatures & Specifications:

  • LSI SandForce 2241 (30GB, 60GB, 120GB) and 2281 (240GB, 480GB) controller with SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) interface: twice as fast as the previous generation, yet more cost-efficient
  • mSATA interface: fully compliant with industry standard, easy to fit, guaranteed to work
  • NAND Flash memory based: shock-resistant with low power consumption
  • Supports Intel’s SRT: combines capacity advantage of HDD with performance improvements of SSD in dual-storage configuration
  • Supports S.M.A.R.T.: monitors the status of your drive
  • Supports TRIM: maintains maximum performance on compatible operating systems
  • Interface: SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s), SATA Rev. 2.0 (3Gb/s), SATA Rev. 1.0 (1.5Gb/s)
  • Capacities1: 30GB, 60GB, 120GB, 240GB, 480GB
  • Automatic Encryption (AES 128-bit): Password at the drive level ensures secure data protection
  • Sequential Read/Write2: 30GB – 550 MB/s / 510MB/s
    60GB – 550 MB/s / 520MB/s
    120GB – 550MB/s / 520MB/s
    240GB – 540MB/s / 530MB/s
    480GB – 530MB/s / 340MB/s
  • Maximum 4k Read/Write2: 30GB – up to 86,000/ up to 77,000 IOPS
    60GB – up to 86,000/ up to 79,000 IOPS
    120GB – up to 86,000/ up to 48,000 IOPS
    240GB – up to 72,000/up to 40,000 IOPS
    480GB – up to 72,000/up to 18,000 IOPS
  • Random 4k Read/Write2: 30GB – up to 7,500/71,000 IOPS
    60GB – up to 14,000/77,000 IOPS
    120GB – up to 17,000/45,000 IOPS
    240GB – up to 21,000/41,000 IOPS
    480GB – up to 21,000/13,000 IOPS
  • PCMARK® Vantage HDD Suite Score: 60,000
  • Power Consumption: 0.4W Idle / 1.2 (TYP) Read / 1.8W (TYP) Write
  • Storage temperature: -40°C ~ 85°C
  • Operating temperature: 0°C ~ 70°C
  • Dimensions: 50.88mm x 30mm
  • Weight: 6.86g
  • TRIM Supported
  • Vibration operating: 2.17G
  • Vibration non-operating: 20G
  • MTTF: 1,000,000 Hrs
  • Warranty/support:
  • 30GB – two-year warranty with free technical support
    60GB, 120GB, 240GB, 480GB – three-year warranty with free technical support
  • Total Bytes Written (TBW)3:
    30GB: 121TB 3 DWPD4
    60GB: 218TB 3 DWPD4
    120GB: 337TBW 2 DWPD4
    240GB: 585TBW 2 DWPD4
    480GB: 1562TBW 2 DWPD4
SSDNow mS200 mSATA SSD
Part Number Capacity and Features
SMS200S3/30GB 30GB mSATA SSD
SMS200S3/60GB 60GB mSATA SSD
SMS200S3/120G 120GB mSATA SSD
SMS200S3/240G 240GB mSATA SSD
SMS200S3/480G 480GB mSATA SSD


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