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MyDigitalSSD BP3 512GB SATA III Solid State Drive (Phison S8 Exclusive) Preview

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: May 23, 2012 4:19 pm
Manufacturer: MyDigitalSSD

MyDigitalSSD BP3 512GB




Here we get our first look at the new BP3 512GB model. There isn't much too look at on the outside of the drive other than the top sticker.




The back of our sample is void of any stickers at all. MDSSD is going for the clean and crisp look.




All of the mounting points are located where they should be on both the side and bottom of the drive. This means you won't run into any issues installing the new BP3 in your notebook or desktop with an adapter bracket (not included).




The SATA power and data ports are also offset to the left side as they should be.




The inside is much more impressive to us. On the left side here we see the new Phison S8 controller with a Nanya DRAM buffer just under the controller. There are eight Toshiba Toggle 2 NAND flash chips that make up all 512GB of user capacity.




Previously we stated that a 1TB model might be in the works. This is why we think that may be an option. There are an additional eight openings for flash if the controller can use the volume.




The Phison S8 gets a close up. This is the first time we've used this controller and this is also Phison's first SATA III controller.

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