SATAquest 2.5″ SATA III SSD (Solid State Drive)

Client II Class

2.5The amp Inc 2.5″ SATA III SSD is a flash based disk external solid state drive with SATA 3.0 compliant interface. It provides fast read and write speeds, high reliability and its data protection make it an ideal storage solution for the server and mobile environment. It is built with Single Level Cell (SLC) and Multi Level Cell (MLC) NAND Flash which is cost effective and provides exceptional reliability and performance. Due to its non mechanical nature, it has higher shock resistance and lower access time than traditional rotating hard disk drives. Built-in ECC and EDC ensuring error-free transactions for the most demanding applications.


C = Commercial Temperature
I = Industrial Temperature

Capacity: 32GB-512GB

SandForce Driven

2.5″ Type (100.20 x 69.85 x 9.50) mm
SATA 3.0 Compliant, 6 GB/s, 3 GB/s and 1.5 GB/s support
Native Command Queuing (up to 32 commands)
SMART Command Transport (basic)
Sequential Read & Write transfer: Up to 500MB/s (@128K blocks)
Random Read IOPS: 60,000(@4K blocks)


DuraClass technology represents a set of NAND flash management features that work in tandem to deliver world class SSD reliability, performance and power efficiency that differentiate AMP Inc.’s SSD’s from competitive solutions. Of particular importance is the use of processing elements to optimally overcome a number of the inherent issues associated with commodity NAND flash memory. Duraclass features include:

  • DuraWrite, which optimizes the number of program cycles to the flash effectively extending flash rated endurance by 20x or more when compared to standard controllers.
  • RAISE (Redundant Array of Independent Silicon Elements), which deliver an orders-of-magnitude improvement in drive reliability versus today’s best enterprise HDDs and SSDs. The result is single-drive RAID-like protection and recovery from potentially catastrophic flash block failures – all while avoiding the inefficiencies of traditional RAID.
  • Advanced Wear Leveling and Monitoring, Optimized wear leveling algorithms further extending flash endurance.
  • Advanced Read/Program Disturb Management, which safeguards against errant re-programming of cells during read and program cycles.
  • Recycler, which intelligently performs garbage collection with the least impact on flash endurance.

MTBF (Mean Time between Failures)
2M hours (MAX), True MTBF calculations must be based on configuration and usage requirements.

ECC Recovery
Up to 55 bytes correctable per 512-byte sector. (BCH)

Unrecoverable Read Errors
Read unrecoverable bit error rate (UBER) 10e-17

Data Encryption
256-bit AES-compliant
TCG Enterprise

Protect Health Monitoring
Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (SMART)

Operating System
Windows XP 32-Bit and 64-Bit; Windows Vista 32-Bit & 64Bit; Windows 7 32-Bit & 64-Bit; Linux

Power Requirements
Standard SATA Power Connector 5V

Performance Optimization
TRIM (requires OS support)

Input voltage: +5VDC, 5% (4.75V ∼ 5.25V)
3W in operation
1.5W in standby

Operating: 0°C ∼ 70°C (Commercial)
                     -40°C ∼ 85°C (Industrial)

Operating: 50G, duration 11ms, Half Sine Wave
Non-Operating: 1500G, duration 0.5ms, Half Sine Wave

Operating: 16.4G Peak, 10∼2000Hz, x3 Axis

RoHS Compliant (Lead Free)
Drive Specification
Capacity 32GB-512GB
Sustained data transfer rate(read) 500 MB/sec
Sustained data transfer rate(write) 500 MB/sec
Channels 8
Media type Multi Layer Cell (MLC) NAND Flash, eMLC
Random 4K IOPS(read) 60 K
Random 4K IOPS(write) 60 K
Interface Serial ATA 3.0
I/O data-transfer rate 600 Mbytes/sec
ATA data-transfer modes supported PIO modes 0-4, Ultra DMA modes 0-6
Height 9.50 ± 0.1mm
Width 69.85 ± 0.1mm
Length 100.2 ± 0.1mm
Weight (grams) 78
Continue read power (Typical)** 3.0 watts
Continue write power (Typical)** 3.4 watts
Idle mode power (Typical)** 1.5 watts
Standby mode power (Typical)** 1.5 watts
Sleep mode power (Typical)** 0.5 watts
Voltage tolerance (including noise) 5V ± 5%
Ambient temperature

0° to 70°C Commercial Temperature

-40° to 85°C Industrial Temperature

Temperature gradient 20°C (operating)

Relative humidity


50% to 95% (non-operating)
Relative humidity gradient 30% per hour max
Drive acoustics, sound power (dB) 0
Non-recoverable read errors < 1 per 1017 bits read
Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF) 2 M hours (max)
Altitude 0-80000(ft)/0-24(km.)
Service life 5 years
Warranty 2 years

** Typical value under room temperature