Mushkin announced its new EP series of enterprise-class solid state drives (SSDs) utilizing SandForce’s SF-2500 and SF-2600 SSD processor. The EP-series use SATA 6Gb/s interface and offers up to 500MB/s read/write sequential transfer rate and up to 60,000 sustained random read/write IOPS performance.
Mushkin’s EP series also features advanced ECC with up to 55 bits correctable per 512-byte sector (BCH). Thanks to SandForce’s controller, these new SSDs also feature Sandforce’s DuraWrite, RAISE (Redundant Array of Independent Silicon Elements), Recycler (Garbage Collection), Intelligent Wear Leveling, and Read Disturb technologies.
Sampling is expected to begin 4Q10 with widespread product availability 1Q11.