Most compact SSD drive – Samsung 840 EVO mSata 1TB
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Most compact SSD drive Samsung 840 EVO mSata is very thin and light solid state drive with the capacity of 1 TB, good performance and 1.8-inch form factor.
Most compact SSD drive mSATA 1TB
Samsung just introduced the new 1 TB Solid State Drive.
This is the most compact terabyte SSD drive with SATA interface in the market as of today. The latest Samsung SSD drive represents 840 EVO- series line of products.
Most compact SSD drive: Technical Details
840 EVO 1TB SSD drive comes in 1.8 inch from factor mSATA. All other terabyte SSD-drives currently have a size of 2.5 inches or more. Thickness of the drive is 3.85 millimetres and the weight is 8.5 grams.
Performance of Samsung 840 EVO SSD 1 TB 1.8-inch drive is the same as 2.5 inch drive of the same Samsung 840 EVO series and capacity. Device could read and write data as fast as 540 and 520 megabytes per second respectively.
There are plans to release other SSD drives of 840 EVO series with the same compact 1.8 inch form factor but different capacity of 120 , 250 and 500 GB.
mini-Serial ATA (mSata) form factor was introduced in 2009. mSATA drives were developed for compact devices such as ultrabooks and laptops. The manufacturer hopes that device could become quite popular due to the size and good performance.
Most compact SSD drive : Price and availability
Most compact ssd drive of 1TB capacity should be available in stores before the end of the year. The final price on the device is not known yet. However some analysts expect that the price should be just slightly higher than prices on devices of the same series and capacity but 2.5-inch form factor.
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