WD Launches Ultrastar SN200, SS200 Series Enterprise NVMe SSDs



WD recently launched the HGST branded Ultrastar SN200 and SS200 series Enterprise NVMe SSDs.

The Ultrastar SN200 series, which is available in HHHL or SFF 2.5″ form factors will be offered in capacities of 800GB to 7.68TB. What’s most impressive here is performance as the flagship drive features sequential read performance up to 6.1GB/s and random read performance up to 1.2 Million IOPS, a massive 100% increase in sequential reads and 61% increase random reads over their last generation drive.

In addition to the Ultrastar SS200 series, WD is also introducing the HGST branded Ultrastar SS200 SAS Enterprise SSDs. Available in the SFF 2.5″ form factor, the Ultrastar SS200 will be offered in capacities from 400GB to 7.68TB depending on the endurance of the drive. Performance here is rated at up to 1.8GB/s sequential reads and 250,000 IOPS 4K random reads. The Ultrastar SS200 will be offered in either 1DWPD or 3DWPD options depending on the workload.

Both the Ultrastar SN200 and SS200 series SSDs are currently sampling to select OEMs and will be available 1H2017.

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