ADATA adopts three-dimensional chips Intel-Micro in favor of its own 2.5-inch drive
While the Ultimate SU800 drives do not get official details about the manufacturer from which the 3D flashes come (in the TLC configuration), the use of Floating Gate terminology leaves us little room to doubt that this is the work of IMFT - making it the drive The second SATA (after Micron's MX300 itself) and the third drive in general (if included with Intel's 600P) used and intended for the home market.
The ADATA drives are based on the Silicon Motion SM2258 controller and will be available in standard volumes between 128GB and 1TB, with memory Unsupported DRAM cache, support for Pseudo-SLC technology to improve performance potential, support for DevSLP technology for minimal power consumption at rest, support for LDPP as a three-year official error correction and warranty with 2's announced MTBF.
In terms of Performence, ADATA reports maximum continuous transfer speeds of up to 560 megabytes per second in reading and up to 520 megabytes per second in writing, alongside Performence Random up to 90,000IOPS read and up to 80,000IOPS in writing - which are probably reserved for the maximum volume model, while smaller and cheaper models will be characterized by potential Performence More humble than ever.
The Ultimate SU800 models are expected to reach the various stores in the coming month, with recommended price tags of 60 for the 128 GB, 80 for the 256 GB, 140 for the 512 model Gigabyte and 270 for the upper terabyte model.
These are not the cheapest prices we have come across, but they do seem to be a good starting point for market prices that will actually be a few dozen percent lower and bring us closer to the bottom and most lucrative end of the market. Even if it doesn't happen right away - the fact that we have a slight addition to market competition is encouraging and is a positive development.