Pure silicon put 64 double stacked 64Gb chips (for a total of 128 flash memory chips) as well as 512MB of buffer memory and a high performance 32 channel SATA2 controller into the package.
pureSilicon has benchmarked these drives at speeds approaching the maximum bus speed of SATA II (300 MB/s).
-- 1TB SSD in 2.5-inch form-factor (highest density ever at
-- 300MB/s SATA II interface
-- Industry-leading performance
-- State-of-the-art industrial design
Specifications - Nitro Series SSD:
Capacities: 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1024GB
-- Transfer rate: 300MB/sec
-- Sustained read: 240MB/sec
-- Sustained write: 215MB/sec
-- Random read (IOPS 4K): 50,000
-- Random write (IOPS 4K): 10,000
-- Latency < 100 µsec Reliability -- MTTF: 2.0 million hours Environmental -- Temperature (operating): 0°C to +70°C -- Temperature (non-operating): -45°C to +85°C -- Shock (operating): 1500G, duration 0.5ms, half sine wave -- Vibration (operating): 20G peak, 10~2,000Hz, x3 axis Power -- Active: 4.8W typical -- Idle: 0.1W typical Physical -- 2.5in form factor: 100.2mm x 69.85mm x 9.5mm