Fixstars unveils 2.5 “-ssd 6 terabytes




The Japanese company Fixstars comes with a 2.5 “-ssd with a storage capacity of 6TB. According to him, the disc thus has the highest capacity of any 2.5” -ssd on the market. The SSD should appear in July; a price was not disclosed.

The SSD-6000M is the big brother of the SSD1000M and SSD3000M. These SSDs with a storage capacity of 1TB and 3TB respectively, were launched in February. Fixstars announced when even a 5TB version that would appear in the first quarter of this year, the SSD5000M but SSD6000M now takes the place of that model. The SSDs are according to the manufacturer for data centers, media producers and medical equipment that generates a lot of pictures.

The drive is 9.5mm thick and weighs 97g. Power consumption is up to 6W, resting half. The SSD has a SATA-600 interface. The sequential read speeds up to 540MB amounts according Fixstars / s, while the SSD can achieve maximum write speeds of 520MB / s. The company makes the SSD6000M use of MLC flash memory produced on 15nm. For SSD1000M and SSD3000M was still uses 19nm flash memory. According Fixstars is the controller of the device itself developed. The company promises that would cause the performance of the drive remain consistent.

Fixstars provides a three year warranty on the SSD. The company accepts orders from Thursday for the drive, which will be delivered from the end of July. The price is on request. Fixstars only calls for the SSD-1000M a price: 98,000 yen, converted 723 euros. Or Fixstars also supplies in the Netherlands the disk, is not known.


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