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Super Talent has expanded upon its solid-state storage offerings today with the introduction of a new product that can double as an external or internal drive. The UltraDrive MX achieves this level of flexibility by using a new dual-interface that supports both SATA II and mini-USB connectivity, allowing users to install it as their primary drive or take it on the go.
One particular area of usage where the company believes its UltraDrive MX will come in handy, is for users looking to transition from traditional storage to SSD – they can first use the USB connection to create an image of the drive inside the computer, then swap the two, reboot and enjoy the performance bump.
Super Talent is using the new JMicron JMF616 controller which pumps out read and write speeds of 250MB/s and 180MB/s, respectively. As you'd expect from any new SSD, the drive also supports garbage collection and TRIM. The UltraDrive MX will begin shipping September 1 and come in 60GB, 120GB, 240GB and 480GB capacities.