Toshiba Unveils RC100 NVMe SSD Series at CES 2018
Toshiba Memory America, announced the RC100 Series, a new line of NVMe M.2 solid state drives for the retail, e-tail, system integrator, and channel markets. The new RC100 Series features a powerful yet cost-effective design, making NVMe storage accessible to everyone.
Starting with Toshiba Memory Corporation’s own state-of-the-art 64-layer, 3-bit-per-cell TLC (triple-level cell) BiCS FLASH and in-house developed SSD controller in a single package, the RC100 was built to offer consumers a viable alternative to pricier high-end NVMe SSDs. In addition to affordability, RC100 SSDs are designed for efficiency, delivering a power-optimized storage solution particularly sought after by mobile users looking to increase battery life.
The RC100 Series offers excellent performance that bridges the gap between SATA 6 gigabits per second and enthusiast-grade NVMe SSDs, ensuring it sits in the ‘sweet spot’ for value-oriented users looking to upgrade to the industry’s latest interface and reduce cable clutter. The RC100 also integrates Host Memory Buffer (HMB) technology to deliver up to 1,620 megabytes per second and 1,130MB/s in sequential read/write transfer rates and up to 160,000 and 120,000 random read/write IOPS, all without requiring onboard DRAM.
Ideal for the entire spectrum of mainstream computing – from gaming desktops and notebooks to mini-PCs (NUCs) and everything in between – RC100 modules are offered in a compact M.2 2242 (22x42mm) form factor and available in 120 gigabyte, 240GB and 480GB capacities. Each RC100 SSD is backed by a 3-year warranty to ensure peace of mind. For more information, please visit toshiba.com.
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