VisionTek Racer Series 480GB SSD

Fast Just Got Faster

Extreme SSD performance for PC and Mac desktop* and notebook computers.


Combine a legendary SandForce processor with Tier 1 synchronous NAND and the result is the over 560MB/s Racer Series SSDs. Designed to handle incompressible (already compressed) files used in A/V and digital photography with the highest speed possible, Racers are also the ideal upgrade choice for high-performance modders and gamers. And besides supercharging notebooks, Racer Series SSDs offer portable machines longer battery life, higher reliability, and near silent operation.


The Racer Series 480GB SSDs are ideal for:

  • Prosumer applications: high speed audio, film, photography, and graphic production
  • Tweakers, Modders, and Performance Enthusiasts
  • Gaming Enthusiasts


*Use of drive in 3.5” bay will require use of included adapter bracket.

 

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  • Up to 5X faster boot times
  • Longer notebook battery life
  • Lower heat generation
  • No moving parts... up to 100x more reliable than a hard disk drive
  • Nearly silent operation
  • TAA Compliant and Built in US

DuraClass™ Technologies for incomparable SSD reliability, performance, and power efficiency:

  • DuraWrite™ reduces over-writing and extends the drive endurance by 20x or more compared to standard SSD controllers.
  • Advanced Wear Levelling & Monitoring distributes data evenly across the entire drive.
  • Advanced Read/Disturb Management safeguards against data corruption by spreading read/write cycles across the flash components.
  • Intelligent garbage collection maintains optimal write speeds by clearing deleted data blocks during off-peak usage times and returns reusable drive space.
  • RAISE™ (Redundant Array of Independent Silicon Elements) protects the data on your drive from flash block failures by monitoring and correcting errors in real time.
  • Superior error correction (ECC) protection for longest data retention and drive life.

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Sustained Peak Data Rates: Up to 560MB/s (read) / 525MB/s (write)
4KB Random Write: Up to 80K IOPS
Controller: LSI® SandForce® 2281 Series with 7% Over Provisioning
Capacity: 480GB (512GB total flash memory with 32GB dedicated to real-time redundancy and error correction)**
NAND Flash Memory Type: Tier 1 synchronous MLC
Form Factor: 2.5" 9.5mm height
Interface: SATA 3.0 compliant to support SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s and 1.5Gb/s applications
Format: Unformatted
Features: Native Command Queuing (NCQ), TRIM support, DuraClass technology, DuraWrite technology, RAISE technology, Advanced Read Disturb Management, thermal threshold management, Intelligent Block Management and Wear Leveling, Intelligent Data Retention optimization, 55-bit BCH ECC
Native Command Queuing (NCQ): Up to 32 commands
ECC Recovery: Up to 55 bits correctable per 512-byte sector (BCH)
Security: Chip Based Data Encryption: 128-bit AES-compliant
Nonrecoverable Read Errors: Less than 1 sector per 1016 bits read
Trim Support: OS Dependent
Interfaces: 1 x Serial ATA-600 - 7 pin Serial ATA
Compatible Bays: 1 x 2.5", 1 x 3.5" (with included adapter)
Size: .37" H x 2.75" W x 3.9" L
Weight: .26lbs
Certifications: CE/FCC/RoHS
Warranty: Three years

**Capacity stated is unformatted. The total formatted capacity for the drive will vary depending on the operating system and file system used.

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$340.99

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