SanDisk Unveils Extreme Pro SSD at Computex 2014

SanDisk Unveils Extreme Pro SSD at Computex 2014

At Computex 2014, SanDisk announced its new Extreme Pro SSD, a drive designed for gamers, PC enthusiasts, and media professionals who demand consistent, real-world performance.

Image source: SanDisk.

Boasting sequential read speeds of 550MBps and write speeds of up to 520MBps, the new drive loads and runs graphics-intensive applications and game levels in a heartbeat. With up to 1TB of capacity, it offers the space needed to store even the biggest programs, games, or files, and load them fast.

SanDisk's nCache Pro technology utilizes a two-tiered caching architecture to optimize speed and endurance for heavy workloads, efficient multi-tasking, and speedy responsiveness from desktops, laptops, and gaming consoles.

The drive is also supported by the new SanDisk SSD Dashboard application for Windows, which provides drive performance monitoring, firmware updates, manual or scheduled TRIM, secure erase, drive health, longevity, and temperature indicators, so that users can increase the operating efficiency of their SSD.

The SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD will be available online and purchasable through SanDisk’s worldwide network of authorized distributors and resellers in June. Backed by a 10-year limited warranty, it is compatible with with any PC, laptop, or game console that houses 2.5-inch SATA storage devices.

  Price in US$
240GB $349
480GB $669
960GB $1,099

On top of watching the new SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD in action at Computex 2014, you can also square off against celebrity gamer, Sen, a professional StarCraft II player. SanDisk is located at stand number N0804 in the Nangang Exhibition Hall.

The SanDisk Extreme Pro will also be fueling a StarCraft II online gaming competition from 5-8 June. You can catch the tournament on Twitch (English broadcast, Korean broadcast, and Chinese broadcast).

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