Mushkin has just announced the ALPHA series high-performance solid-state drives. Offering both high speeds and large capacity, the ALPHA series drives will be available in huge (for M.2 SSDs) 4TB and 8TB with max sequential speeds of 3300Mb/s read and 3000Mb/s write. Both drives are controlled by a Phison E12S controller, a 3D NAND memory controller, and utilize PCIe Gen 3 x4 NVMe 1.3 interface. Here is the press release from Mushkin.
MUSHKIN LAUNCHES NEW ALPHA SERIES SOLID STATE DRIVESAustin, TX, Dec. 7, 2020 — Mushkin Enhanced MFG – An industry-leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance and high-reliability computer products, today unveiled its new ALPHA series of high- performance solid-state drives (SSDs) featuring an industry-leading capacity of up to eight terabytes (8TB) the new SSD delivers an uncompromising mix of speed, storage capacity and reliability for mainstream and professional PC users.The ALPHA series, powered by Phison’s 12 series controller, balances performance, capacity, cost, and energy efficiency, making it the ideal solution for cloud computing, big data, external storage systems, digital imaging and media, technical applications and cold storage. At 4TB and 8TB capacities, the ALPHA Series SSD line are the highest capacity in Mushkin’s solid state drives line up shipping today. ALPHA Specifications and Dimensions:
- Capacities: 4TB and 8TB
- Max Sequential: 3300MB/s (Read) / 3000MB/s (Write)
- 4KB Random: 550,000 IOPS (Read) / 680,000 IOPS (Write)
- Operating Temperature: 0°C to 70°C
- Storage Temperature: –40°C to 85°C
- Dimensions: 22mm x 80mm X 2.25mm
- Warranty: 3 Year Limited Warranty
About UsFor over 25 years, Mushkin has been dedicated to helping gamers, digital artists, IT managers andprofessionals alike enhance their computing experience by providing reliable, high-performanceproducts. Mushkin’s products include a complete selection of USB, SSD, and memory module upgradesfor both the consumer and enterprise industries. Since the company’s founding in 1994, Mushkin hasreceived numerous awards and commendations for quality, reliability, and technical excellence.