Flash storage manufacturer SanDisk has announced the availability of its new SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD
-- a drive designed for gamers, PC enthusiasts, and media professionals. The new drive offers a 10-year limited warranty, SATA-3 connectivity, sequential read speeds of 550MB per second and write speeds of up to 520MB per second, and up to 1TB of capacity.
SanDisk's nCache Pro technology, included with the new drive, utilizes a two-tiered caching architecture to optimize speed and endurance for heavy workloads, multi-tasking, and responsiveness. Alongside the max sequential read speed, random read speeds peak at 100,000 IOPS, and write at 90,000 IOPS.
The SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD will be available in June. It is offered in capacities of 240GB for $189, 480GB for $369, and 960GB for $599.