• The announcement on Thursday said it was the world’s largest 2.5-inch SATA SSD. The Fixstars SSD-6000M will use 15nm flash memory packed into a 2.5″ form factor. Read speeds are expected to be up to 540MB/s and write speeds of up to 520MB/s for sequential access.
  • SlashGear’s JC Torres summed up what he found so special about the debut, namely, size. “Fixstars claims it just one upped the industry. At least for now. The 6 TB of its upcoming SSD-6000M might not sound that much in the face of 8 TB drives, but it has one thing no other SSD can claim: a 2.5-inch size.
  • Fixstars envisions that its SSD-6000M will be utilized in cases where stable sequential data access is required, like in multimedia processing, medical imaging equipment, or big data analysis.”

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