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May 20, 2015

Apacer announces the Thunderbird AST680S SSD, the Ultimate 550MB/s Reading Speed


Many countries regard broadband network as “must-have” of digital times, and Apacer further believes that the read/write speed of computer data should be equally considered! Apacer views promoting the popularity of high-speed transmission as its own mission and rolls out the latest SSD AST680S, which adopts the next generation SATA III transmission interface. It provides excellent performance of read/write speed reaching 550/520 MB/s. The ultra-cost effectiveness deeply impresses the computer players!

Technologies progress with each passing day, and the capacity of files and applications in the computer increase rapidly. Optimal user experience can be maintained only by updating hard drive read/write speed. “The users are supposed to enjoy their experience of fast start-up and starting application in a twinkling and there’s no need to waste time in waiting for reading or writing!” said CK Chang, President of Apacer Digital Storage Application Business Unit. “Apacer’s leading technology and market scale in SSD area enable us to roll out outstanding and cost-effective SSD products. Users can easily enjoy the ultra read speed of 550MB/s.”


Easily upgrade to the ultra reading speed of 550MB/s
AST680S is the latest product of Apacer, which represents the popularity of SSD. It adopts the next-generation SATA III interface, provides ultra transmission speed of 6GB, along with the most advanced 8-channel synchronous transmission design. Hence, read/write speed up to 550/520 MB/s can be achieved. In addition, AST680S has superior cost-effectiveness among the same level products and offers users the easy upgrade and 550MB/s reading speed experience.


Multiple advantages - prime choice for desktop and notebook speed upgrade
Apacer suggests that desktop users use AST680S as system drive, and the original hard drive can serve as data drive. Therefore, high transmission speed and massive storage can be achieved. AST680S is thoughtfully available in capacities of 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, and 480GB and meets the demand of different users. Upon upgrading their notebooks with AST680S, users can enjoy performance boost immediately. Boot time and speed of application start can be significantly improved. It also features 20G anti-vibration and 1500G anti-shock protections. There’s no need to worry about hard drive failure and data corruption even on the go. It can be considered the necessary upgrade for notebook.

AST680S boasts built-in advanced Wear Leveling and ECC (Error Correction Code) functions and supports Windows 7 TRIM command. These not only extend SSD life and improve operation stability, but also maintain long-term performance. In addition, AST680S supports DEVSLP mode (Device Sleep) which provides lower power consumption and can effectively extend notebook computer battery life. AST680S has 3-year global warranty and users can enjoy ultimate read/write speed to their hearts’ content!

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