The new SSDs utilize the SATA III interface and employ a low-power architecture that reduces power consumption to as low as 10mW.
The U100 drive supports an array of design needs and is available in a variety of form factors, including Half-Slim SATA SSD, mSATA, mSATA mini, 2.5" cased, as well as customized modules. It delivers fast SATA III performance with up to 450 megabyte per second (MB/sec) sequential read and up to 340MB/sec sequential write speeds. The drive is available in 8GB to 256GB capacities.
The i100 drive is available in 8GB to 128GB capacities and it measures only 16mm x 20mm x 1.4mm (for up to 64GB) and 16mm x 20mm x 1.85mm (for 128GB). The drive's SATA performance achieves up to 450MB/sec sequential read and up to 160MB/sec sequential write speeds.
Sandisk plans to initiate volume production of the i100 and U100 drives in Q3 2011.