One of the smaller and lesser known yearly events is the Flash Summit. This is a venue for our leading memory manufacturers to show off their latest flash and SSD drives. This year, one of the bigger announcements was from Mushkin, who unveiled their new Scorpion Deluxe PCIe SSD and Ventura Ultra 3.0 products.

What makes these drives so special? Raw unmatched performance. The Scorpion Deluxe PCIe SSD can reach up to 2165 MB/s read and 1990 MB/s write making it up to 4 times faster than the fastest available SATA 3.0 SSD. The Ventura Ultra USB 3.0 drive also blows any competition out of the water with speeds up to 455 MB/s read and 445 MB/s write, in a 240GB capacity.

Both of these ridiculously fast drives are slated to be available at the end of August 2013 which is right about now. Keep your eye out if you want performance like this or just start searching for the Venture Ultra or the Scorpion Deluxe and someone will have it up soon. No pricing or availability was announced.

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Mushkin to Unveil Scorpion Deluxe PCIe SSD and Ventura Ultra 3.0 at 2013 Flash Summit

Aug 13, 2013 – Mushkin, Inc., an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance and mission-critical computer products, has announced the company will be at the 2013 Flash Summit. The leading performance solutions manufacturer will be present at the AVANT Technologies booth and will be showing off the Scorpion Deluxe and Ventura Ultra for the first time.

“Participating in the Flash Summit is a great opportunity for us to show just what we are getting ready to release and how we continue to innovate. We are confident in the Scorpion Deluxe and Ventura Ultra, and there is no better way to express that than to display just how fast and powerful they are,” said Nicolas Villalobos, Director of Global Marketing at Mushkin, Inc.

Mushkin, at the 2013 Flash Summit, will show off the final production units of the Scorpion Deluxe PCIe SSD and Ventura Ultra USB 3.0 flash drive for the first time. The Scorpion Deluxe PCIe SSD is a powerfully fast PCI Express solid-state drive that reach 2165 MB/s read and 1990 MB/s write. The Scorpion boasts 100,000 4K read IOPS and will begin hauling out production units available everywhere along end-August. Mushkin’s Ventura Ultra 240 GB USB 3.0 is the world’s fastest flash drive with a 455 MB/s read and 445 MB/s write rate and will be available towards the end of August.


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