EDGE Boost Express - Solid state drive - 480 GB - Product Details
Extreme Performance - Transfer speeds of up to 2150MB/s and a max IOPS of over 100,000 provide substantial improvements to boot times, data backups and restoring, and application loading over traditional SATA storage drives
Cross-Compatible - PC, Mac, and Linux compatible - works in PCIe slots x8 or higher. Fully bootable
Feature-Rich - (4) Premium SandForce controllers provide a full complement of performance and stability enhancing features: ECC, Garbage Collection, Wear Leveling, Durawrite, and more
Durable - No moving parts means a tougher, more reliable solution compared to a spinning disk hard drive
Quality - Manufactured with tier-one components. Three-year warranty
The EDGE Boost Express PCIe x8 Solid State Drive (SSD) is an elite performance solution for enterprise and power users. Utilizing an exceptionally fast PCI Express (PCIe) 3.0 interface, the Boost Express is capable of extreme read, write, and IOPS numbers. Fully bootable, Boost Express SSDs are PC, Mac, and Linux compatible and work in PCIe slots x8 or higher.
Powered by four high-performance SandForce based SSD modules, the Boost Express can deliver IOPS ratings of over 100,000* and excellent incompressible write speeds. With transfer rates of up to 2150MB/s,* this SSD provides substantial improvements to boot times, data backups/restores, and application loading over traditional SATA storage drives.
The feature-rich SandForce controllers onboard the SSD comes standard with tools such as Garbage Collection, Wear Leveling, and ECC to promote stability and reliability. Durawrite, a SandForce-exclusive function, further enhances data efficiency and increases the lifespan of the SSD.
With large available capacities and mind-blowing performance, the Boost Express PCIe x8 SSD is a perfect SSD for enthusiasts.
*Based on EDGE testing results. Performance may vary depending on OS, configuration, etc.
Interface PCI-Express 3.0 (x8 lane)
Form Factor Half-length PCIe, full height bracket
Weight 194g (0.43lbs)
480GB and 960GB Speed (PCIe 3.0 x8) Up to 2150MB/s (read) / 1950MB/s (write)
Max IOPS (write) Up to 105,000
Dimensions 167.5mm (L) x 11.5mm (W) x 14.2mm (H)
Compatibility Windows XP and higher, Mac OS X 10.4 and higher, Linux
MTBF 1,000,000 hours
Wear Leveling Support Improves the lifetime of the SSD by ensuring that data is written evenly across data blocks
DuraWrite Reduces write amplification and extends the endurance of the SSD flash
ECC Data errors are detected and corrected before becoming a long-term problem
Garbage Collection Permanently erases deleted data blocks and returns the space for reuse
Controller SandForce SF-2281 (x4)
Bootable Fully bootable
Flash Type MLC
Supported RAID Modes 0,1,10***
Operating Temperature 0°C - 70°C
Storage Temperature -20°C - 85°C
Power Supply 12VDC ±5%; 3.3VDC ±5%
Support Toll-free tech support
*Some capacity used for formatting and not available for storage
**Requires power from a SATA power supply to operate. Please ensure a SATA power cable is available
***RAID 1 will result in a 50% decrease in overall SSD capacity