Integral introduces the USB 3.0 Portable Solid State Drive
Credit card size, external Portable SSD with USB 3.0 provides dependable, super-fast data transfer and backup.
London, 18th February 2013 – Memory and storage specialist Integral has launched the USB 3.0 Portable SSD, its first external Solid State Drive featuring a USB 3.0 interface. The drive is extremely portable with a compact, credit card size casing weighing only 41 grams and it requires no additional power (powered by the USB port). Bringing together all the advantages of solid-state memory with no moving parts; shock-proof, silent, low-power consumption, together with super-fast data read/write and USB 3.0 transfer, the Portable SSD is faster, lighter and more durable than a portable HDD. Featuring write speeds of up to 140MB/s and read speeds of up to 230MB/s.
Samik Halai, Integral’s Senior Product Manager comments: “The Portable SSD offers an impressive combination of durable, pocket size storage in a device built for speed with SSD and USB 3.0 technology. I think the Portable SSD is a great accessory for any PC and Mac, plus you can use it with compatible car and home audio systems and a growing number of Smart TVs that let you record content onto an external drive.”
The USB 3.0 Portable SSD range comprises of 128GB, 256GB and 512GB capacities, compatible with Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 as well as Mac OS X 10.2.8 and above. They are available from IT resellers including Amazon.co.uk and Insight. Suggested retail price (including VAT) is £110.10 for the 128GB model, which comes with a two-year warranty. The drives are backwards compatible with USB 2.0.
For further details on Integral USB 3.0 Portable SSD click here.
Editor’s Note: The 512GB Integral Portable SSD has enough capacity to store over 76,000 CD quality MP3s/115 HD quality movies/115,000 photos or documents*. Due to the low power consumption and USB interface, the Portable SSD is compatible with USB On-The-Go and can be used with compatible smartphones and tablet PCs.
*Based on 6MB MP3s, 4GB movies and 4MB photos/documents.
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Integral Memory is a brand of Integral Memory plc, a company that began life in the UK in 1989 when, as Just RAMs plc, it supplied memory for very early PCs and data systems. Today the company designs and manufactures a wide range of memory and storage products encompassing DRAM, memory cards, USB drives, solid state drives (SSDs) and industrial memory solutions.
Integral is a truly global organisation with headquarters and R&D and testing facilities in the UK and offices in France, Spain, The Netherlands, the USA and the UAE. Resellers in more than 50 countries sell the company’s products and customers include large corporates, government departments, educational institutions and a wide variety of business and personal users.
For more information visit www.integralmemory.com