Mushkin Atlas 480GB SSD mSATA format: Specs & Features

Mushkin company announced a new model of compact solid-state disk format mSATA, which is available as part of the family of Atlas, in this case we are talking about Mushkin Atlas 480GB SSD. This device is intended for use in the compact notebooks and ultrabooks.

Mushkin Atlas 480GB SSD
Controller of the announced the novelty Mushkin Atlas 480GB SSD is based on the SandForce SF-2281 and high-speed flash memory MLC (multi-level cell) NAND. It contains 8 flash memory chips. The device is made in the form factor mSATA. At the same time, the capacity is 480 GB. According to the manufacturer, the model is the most capacious SSD of this form factor in the market. To connect to the system interface is used SATA3 (data transfer rate up to 6 Gb / s).

The Mushkin Atlas 480GB SSD device has support for ATA APM, Security Set, NCQ, TRIM (with appropriate support in the operating system), SMART support. Also, the new product has a function of error correction BCH ECC (corrects to 55 bits for each sector of 512 bytes). Separately, the user has the opportunity to perform a firmware update if necessary. This model provides a 3-year warranty.

It is expected that delivery of the new model Mushkin Atlas 480GB SSD capacity will begin in January 2013 and novelty price is set at $ 500.