The manufacturer of motherboards Biostar announced the release of the first SSD series called G300. The drives of the series will be released in the format of 2.5 inches, the capacity will be 120, 240 or 480 GB. The manufacturer is positioning as the SSD game models. Within each of these drives installed controller Silicon Motion SMI 2256.
The manufacturer relies on TLC technology, but Biostar does not mention any manufacturer or the technical process by which chips are made. According to the submitted specifications, sequential read speed of up to 550 MB / s, and the recording – 480 MB / s. To connect to the motherboard using SATA interface 6 Gb / s.
As usual in the case of SMI 2256 controller manufacturer uses an intermediate memory. DRAM cache size, depending on the storage capacity is 128-512 MB. Using the SSD cache increases performance and reduces errors.
When new drives G300 Series come to market, not reported. The recommended retail price starts from $ 44 – much will it cost SSD 120 GB. Drive 240 GB can be purchased for $ 66, and the most capacious version of the 480 GB will cost $ 140.