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Source 2 - 480GB - MKNSSDS2480GB

Source 2 —  480GB Solid State Drive - MKNSSDS2480GB Source 2

Optimal Data Flow
Optimized for dependable and reliable data flow

TRIM Support
TRIM Support when used with compatible operating system
Designed for continued reliable function
3 Year Warranty
Quality guaranteed - we offer a 3-year limited warranty on this product


 Brand  Mushkin Enhanced
 Series  Source
 Model  MKNSSDS2480GB
 Type  7mm Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
 UPC  846651028266
 Form Factor  2.5"
 Capacity  480GB
 Memory Components  3D TLC
 Interface  SATA-III 6Gb/s
 Controller  Silicon Motion SM2259XT
 Height  7mm
 Width  69.85mm
 Depth  100.45mm
 Max Sequential Read  560MB/s
 Max Sequential Write  510MB/s
 4KB Random Read  Up to 75,000 IOPS
 4KB Random Write  Up to 75,000 IOPS
 Seek Time  <0.1ms
 TBW  350TB
 MTBF  1,500,000 hours
   MEDS (Mushkin Enhanced Data-protection Suite) ensures valuable data is protected
 StaticDataRefresh technology ensures data integrity
 SLC caching accelerates burst performance
 Built-in LDPC ECC
 Device Sleep mode (DEVSLP) supported
 SATA 3.0 (6Gb/s) interface (backwards compatible with SATA 2.0 (3Gb/s) and SATA 1.0 (1.5Gb/s))
 Supports Security Erase
 TRIM support (OS/driver support required)
 High-reliability 3D TLC NAND flash
 S.M.A.R.T. support
 User-upgradeable firmware
 Temperature sensor
 Power Consumption (Idle): 0.08W
 Power Consumption (Active): 2W
 Max sequential speeds measured using ATTO 2.46 at queue depth 10.  Max IOPS measured using IOMeter 1.1 at  queue depth 32
 Operating  Temperature  0°C-70°C
 Storage Temperature  -40°C-85°C
 Max Shock Resistance  1500G
   3-year limited warranty

"During our file transfer test, the Mushkin Source sipped power, delivering efficiency performance at 341MB/s per watt. With this score, it tops our chart and takes first place out of all the SATA SSDs we’ve tested to date."   

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"The Mushkin Source is one of the best DRAMless SSDs we've tested."
"Sequential performance of the Mushkin Source is excellent, pretty much identical to more expensive drives with DRAM.."   

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"When we talk about entry-level solid state drives we typically expect really bad performance, but that was not the case with the Mushkin Source. Even with its DRAM-less design it performed good enough for us to not really consider it entry-level,"
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