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February 17, 2016

Toshiba SG5 SSD Series Announced With 15nm TLC Memory

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a committed technology leader, announces the SG5 Series of client solid state drive (cSSD). The SG5 Series will embed 15nm TLC NAND flash memory, achieving high storage capacities while maintaining a small form factor and decreasing costs for consumers. The SG5 Series is Toshiba’s first client SATA SSD to support 1,024GB capacity in an M.2 form factor. This family of drives is designed for commercial notebook and desktop PCs, consumer upgrades and higher end notebook applications. With this lower cost, high performance drive, Toshiba is committed to accelerating the adoption of SSDs in client PCs.

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Available in 2.5-inch and M.2 form factors, the SG5 Series features a SATA connection with 6Gbit/s speeds and is available in several capacities including: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB and 1,024GB. Utilizing Toshiba’s proprietary Quadruple Swing-By Code (QSBC) error-correction technology, a highly efficient error correction code (ECC), the SG5 Series is optimized to protect customer data from corruption, improve reliability, and extend the life of Toshiba SSDs.

“We understand our customers’ needs for performance are constantly changing. The SG5 Series gives our customers the flexibility of system configuration with a selection of various capacities and form factors,” said Cameron Brett, director of SSD product marketing at Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. “As the inventor of NAND flash technology, we leverage our NAND expertise to introduce state-of-the-art TLC NAND to optimize SSD performance in a small form factor, while giving our customers the ability to strengthen their data integrity with data protection features like Toshiba’s proprietary QSBC and wipe technologies.”

Samples of the Toshiba SG5 Series SSDs will be available in Q1 2016. For more information on Toshiba’s portfolio of industry-leading solid state drives, hard drives and other storage solutions, visit http://toshiba.semicon-storage.com/us/product/storage-products.html.m.

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