Pulsar - the first SSD drive from Seagate

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Seagate is known primarily for its quality and reliable hard drives. However, in light of the continued growth in popularity of solid-state drives in Seagate decided to keep a profitable trend and introduced its first SSD called Pulsar.

Drive Seagate Pulsar has a capacity of up to 200 GB in different versions and implemented in the form factor of 2.5 inches. It is built on NAND memory chips with a one-level cell (SLC) and refers to enterprise-class solutions, which indicates its high reliability. The latter figure indicates at least low acceptable failure rate (average failure rate, AFR), accounting for only 0.44 per cent.

In addition, the manufacturer was not afraid to provide their five-year product warranty. Add that the claimed speed sequential read and write data to the SSD drive, Seagate Pulsar reaches 240 and 200 Mb / s, respectively, and connect the device to the system occurs through the SATA interface. Date of sale in different versions of the SSD drive Pulsar and their value has not been announced.