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SanDisk Extreme 240GB SATA III

Posted March 24, 2012 by Jake in Storage, HDs & SSDs







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We’ve seen solid state drives become very popular over the last couple of years, as prices have continued to drop and consumers are taking notice of the impressive overall system boost that SSDs can offer. And we’ve looked at many SandForce drives in particular, and most recently, the SanDisk Extreme 120GB. We came away very impressed with that drive, and today we’re looking at the 240GB version. It’s not terribly different in many regards, but it does hit some different performance numbers. And for those who have need of a larger capacity SSD, and have the budget to support it, should be very interested in this SanDisk Extreme 240GB.

This drive has a new firmware and SanDisk’s own 24 nm toggle NAND.This is the first time a SandForce based drive has been offered with this particular configuration. So is it faster with the new firmware and NAND configuration? Well, we will save the suspense and start off by telling you this is the fastest SATA III drive we have tested to date.

This new NAND configuration and Firmware along with SanDisk’s unique flash know how have produced a beast of a drive and get this it’s CHEAP! This drive is available now for the great low price of $339.99. How’s that price for the fastest drive we have ever tested?

SanDisk, a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company, is the world’s largest dedicated provider of flash memory storage solutions. Our products enable you to capture, share, preserve and enjoy an exciting world of digital content. Whether it’s the removable memory card in your camera, the smartphone in your pocket, or datacenters that power the cloud, SanDisk is enriching people’s lives through digital storage anytime, anywhere.



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