by Adam Armstrong

Toshiba Releases New Read-Intensive SAS SSD

Today Toshiba America Electronics Components Inc. released their latest very read-intensive enterprise SAS SSD, the PX04SL series. The PX04SL expands on Toshiba’s third generation SAS SSDs. The new SSD series is aimed at high read-intensive application workloads such as data warehousing, web servers, media streaming, and video on demand.

The PX04SL comes in two capacities either 2TB or 4TB and has a sustained random read performance of 270,000 IOPS. The PX04SL combats bottlenecks by providing high-density storage for efficient data throughput to deliver high performance, reliability and endurance for maximum application scalability. Toshiba states that the new SSD series helps organizations minimize total cost of ownership while still providing high performance.

PX04SL specifications

  • Capacity: 2TB, 4TB
  • Interface:  SAS 3.0 - 12.0 Gbit/s, 6.0 Gbit/s, 3.0 Gbit/s, 1.5 Gbit/s
  • Memory Type: MLC
  • Performance
    • Max Sustained 64KiB Sequential Read: 1,900 MiB/s
    • Max Sustained 64KiB Sequential Write: 850 MiB/s
    • Sustained 4KiB Random Read: 270,000 IOPS
    • Sustained 4KiB Random Write: 19,000 IOPS
  • Reliability
    • MTTF: 2 million hours
    • DWPD: 0.5
    • Warranty: 5-year
  • Power
    • Supply Voltage: 5V ±7 % , 12V ±7 %
    • Power Consumption (Ready): 3.2W Typ.
  • Dimensions
    • Height: 15.0 mm +0 , -0.5 mm
    • Width: 69.85 ±0.25 mm
    • Length: 100.45 mm Max.
    • Weight: 150 g Max.
  • Environmental
    • Temperature ( Operating ): 0 to 55 °C
    • Relative Humidity ( Operating ): 5 to 95 % R.H.
    • Vibration ( Operating ): 21.27 m/s2 { 2.17 Grms } ( 5 to 800 Hz )
    • Shock ( Operating ): 9,800 m/s2 { 1,000 G } ( 0.5 ms duration )

Availability

The PX04SL series is available today.

The PX04SL series

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