All aboard the press release train and up next is Mushkin, launching their new range of ProSpec Enterprise SSDs based on the SandForce SF-2582 controller. Available in capacities from 100GB to 480GB, these drives are 128-bit AES hardware encrypted and implement Mushkin’s Power Safe Technology designed to provide enhanced power-loss data protection through hardware and firmware based features. Mushkin ProSpec Enterprise SSDs 100GB 200GB 300GB 400GB Read Speed 555 MB/s 560 MB/s 540 MB/s 540 MB/s Write Speed 525 MB/s 530 MB/s 460 MB/s 460 MB/s Controller SF-2582 SF-2582 SF-2582 SF-2582 Interface SATA 6 Gbps SATA 6 Gbps SATA 6 Gbps SATA 6 Gbps IOPS 80K 80K 42K 42K MTBF 2m hr 2m hr 2m hr 2m hr It seems a little odd for an Enterprise SSD to have only a three year warranty, and then decrease in IOPS as the size gets bigger. The sizes are most likely 128GB, 256GB, 384GB and 512GB each with 28%...

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