May 29, 2007
PQI launches 256GB SSD
PQI officially announced high speed 226X Industrial CF Turbo+ card, 256GB SSD Turbo+, 32GB PCI-E SSD and 1.8” 32GB ZIF – SSD storage mediums. The high speed 226X Industrial CF card Turbo+ is available with a maximum capacity of 16GB and a transfer rate of 38MB/sec. PQI’s 256GB SSD Turbo+ features transfer rates of up to 60MB/sec, PCI-E SSD is dedicated to notebooks in the form of a removable storage medium and 1.8” 32GB ZIF interface SSD is a rare but effective industrial storage option. With growing popularity of flash drive hard drive due to SSD’s shock proof, high stability and low power consumption properties, SSDs have made its debut in some of the world’s renown PCs replacing traditional hard drives. SSDs also have longer average data storage time of 10 years and faster seek times compare to traditional hard drive read / write heads.
PQI expects that in 2008, SSD may replace up to 30% of traditional hard drive market.