by Lyle Smith

Toshiba PX03SN Enterprise SSD Announced

Toshiba America has announced the PX03SN, their latest enterprise SSD designed for read-intensive workloads. The Toshiba PX03SN is available in capacities ranging from 200GB to 1.6TB and supports one full drive write per day. The drive features a 7mm 2.5-inch form factor, SAS 12Gb/s interface and lower cost, enterprise-quality Toshiba 19nm MLC NAND. In addition to read-specific workloads, the SSD is built for many other use cases like host server storage, caching applications, and use in storage arrays; essentially anywhere that enterprises are looking for an affordable and reliable light-duty drive without having to sacrifice performance.

PX03SN series Specifications

  • Capacities
    • 1600GB (PX03SNB160)
    • 800GB (PX03SNF080)
    • 400GB (PX03SNF040)
    • 200GB (PX03SNF020)
  • NAND: 19nm MLC
  • Interface: SAS-3.0 (12.0Gbit/s, 6.0Gbit/s, 3.0Gbit/s, 1.5Gbit/s)
  • Form Factor (Height): 2.5" 15.0 mm (1600GB), 7.0 mm
  • Performance:
    • Sequential Read 64KB:
      • 1060 MB/s (1600GB)
      • 1100 MB/s (200GB, 400GB, 800GB)
    • Sequential Write 64KB: 380 MB/s
    • Random Read 4KB: 130,000 IOPS
    • Random Write 4KB: 26,000 IOPS
  • Power consumption Ready (Idle A):
    • 3.6 W Typ. (1600GB)
    • 2.7 W Typ. (200GB, 400GB, 800GB)
  • Power consumption efficiency:
    • 19,500 IOPS/W (1600GB)
    • 24,400 IOPS/W . (200GB, 400GB, 800GB)
  • MTTF (MPOH): 2,000,000 hours
  • Product Life: 5 years
  • Temperature:
    • Operating: 0 to 55C
    • Non-Operating: -40 to 70℃
  • Vibration (Operating) :  21.27 m/s2 {2.17Grms} (5 to 800Hz)                               
  • Vibration (Non-operating): 159.74 m/s2 {16.3Grms} (20 to 2000Hz)                                
  • Shock (Operating):  9,800 m/s2 {1,000G} / 0.5 ms duration                        
  • Shock (Non-operating):  9,800 m/s2 {1,000G} / 0.5 ms duration                             
  • Power Loss Protection: Yes

Availability

The PX03SN 200GB, 400GB, 800GB, and 1.6TB read-intensive customer samples will begin shipping in December, 2013. 

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