Adata brings USB Type-C and NVMe to the world of SSD
Adata has taken the opportunity of Computex to show off a vast range of new storage products, including new external SSDs using Type-C and the latest ultra-fast NVMe internal SSDs.
Similar to Intel’s much-lauded 750 SSD series, Adata’s latest speed champ uses NVMe, which is a new interface specifically designed for SSDs using the PCI-E bus.
This removes the bottleneck of the SATA standard which tops out at around 600MB/s and the result is that Adata’s new drive can run at 3GB/s.
We’re not sure on pricing or availability yet but with Intel’s 400GB 750 Series drive costinng around £300 we’d exect the Adata model to be similar.
Also on show was a host of new products with USB Type-C, including an external SSD and a rather neat reversal thumb drive.
The company also had a new more conventional SSD in the shape of the XPG SX930, which is a high-end MLC-based drive. With performance figures of.565 MB/s reads, up to 465 MB/s writes; and 4K random access performance of up to 80,000 IOPS reads with up to 70,000 IOPS writes, it’s well up there with the faster SSDs available.
We don’t have pricing or a release date yet but we do know it’s a 7mm drive and will come with a 5-year warranty.