Seagate has announced a solid-state drive, the BarraCuda SSD, suitable for use in laptops and desktops.
The product is made in a 2.5-inch form factor. For connection, a standard Serial ATA 3.0 interface with a bandwidth of up to 6 Gbps is used.
The drive is said to provide the maximum serial data transfer rate up to 560 MB / s. The IOPS indicator (I / O operations per second) reaches 90 thousand.
"Due to the high-speed features of the device, the system boot time is reduced, file transfer and application launch are accelerated. BarraCuda SSD provides a level of performance that meets the requirements for almost any modern task, and is suitable for any budget, "Seagate said.
The thickness of the body of the device is 7 mm. Thanks to this, it can be installed not only in traditional laptops, but also in ultrabooks. In addition, the drive is suitable for home servers.
In the BarraCuda SSD series, there are four models - with a capacity of 250 GB, 500 GB, 1 TB and 2 TB. The average claimed uptime is 1.8 million hours, and the recording resource reaches 1092 terabytes.
The manufacturer will provide the drives with a five-year warranty. Sales of new products on the Russian market will begin in October; the price has not yet been disclosed.