PNY XLR8 and XLR8 PRO Solid State Drives

PNY launches its new XLR8 and XLR8 PRO Solid State Drives, both new storage devices are based on MLC NAND flash and powered by SandForce’s 2281 controller. They both comes in the 2.5-inch form factor and utilizes the SATA III 6Gbps interface.

They support S.M.A.R.T drive monitoring and TRIM command, the XLR8 features maximum read speeds of up to 500MB/s and writes at 450MB/s write while the XLR8 Pro models are even faster at 550MB/s read and 520MB/s write.

Both lines are available in 120GB, 240GB and 480GB capacities plus they both support 128-bit AES encryption.

The PNY XLR8 is available for $170, $330 and $680 while the PNY XLR8 Pro goes for $100, $190 and $580, respectively.

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