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A-Data First with JMicron JMF616 Controller

by: admin Sunday, August 1st, 2010

A-dataA-Data S596 Turbo is a new SSD based on the JMicron JMF616 controller. The device connects via SATA 3Gbps or Mini USB, and comes in the usual 2.5-inch form factor.

The new 500 series will be available in of 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities with 128 MB of cache (DDR2). The manufacturer promises up to 260 MB/s and 210 MB/s for sequential reads and writes respectively. Other features include support for TRIM, RAID. Also offered is a generous three-year warranty.

There is however some difference in performance between the different capacities, and as usual the larger drives come out on top.


  • 64GB: Up to 260 MB / sec reads, 130 MB / s writes
  • 128GB: Up to 260 MB / sec reads, 210 MB / s writes
  • 256 GB Up to 260 MB / sec reads, 210 MB / s writes

A-Data Turbo S596 will be available shortly. No prices have been revealed yet.

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