Flash storage solutions vendor SanDisk today announced the new SanDisk Ultra II SSD with enhanced SSD Dashboard.
The SanDisk Ultra II SSD will be priced at $79.99 for 120GB, $114.99 for 240GB, $219.99 for 480GB, and $429.99 for 960GB.
The company said the new drive is designed to deliver a cost-effective upgrade solution for PC owners looking to improve performance, battery life, and power efficiency.
The enhanced SSD Dashboard provides visibility into the drive’s performance, security, and available firmware updates, to maintain peak performance.
The new SanDisk Ultra II SSD enables you to upgrade your hard disk drive-based PC to experience up to 28 times performance improvement and up to 15 percent longer battery life.
The drive features sequential read speeds of up to 550 MB/s and write speeds of up to 500 MB/s, allowing for faster boot up time and shorter application loads.
Based on X3 NAND Flash technology, the SanDisk Ultra II SSD comes with nCache 2.0 technology that utilizes a two-tiered caching architecture to optimize drive speed. The drive is shock resistant, which keeps data safe even if the computer is bumped or dropped.
The enhanced SanDisk SSD Dashboard displays the drive’s performance, manual or scheduled TRIM, available firmware updates and tips on how to maintain the drive at its peak operation.