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Toshiba Announces Next-Generation High-Performance Client Solid State Drives
[February 19, 2014]

Toshiba Announces Next-Generation High-Performance Client Solid State Drives

(Cision Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) First mainstream SSDs to use state-of-the-art Toshiba A19nm MLC NAND Düsseldorf, Germany, 19th February 2014 - Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has announced the next-generation of Toshiba’s award-winning HG series of high performance Solid State Drives (SSDs) for use in notebooks, workstations, read intensive enterprise applications and as server boot drives. The HG6 drives are the first mainstream drives to take advantage of Toshiba’s Advanced 19nm (A19nm) toggle 2.0 MLC (multi level cell) NAND, which delivers major advances in performance and power efficiency.

HG6 series SSDs are available in capacities ranging from 60GB[1] to 512GB and boast maximum sequential read speeds of 534MB/s and maximum sequential write speeds of 482MB/s. The drives dramatically accelerate computer boot times and application start times to provide an improved computing experience.

The HG6 series is incredibly efficient, consuming less energy than previous generations and help improve the battery life of mobile devices. The drives are available in a variety of form factors, including space saving mSATATM[2], M.2 and in standard 2.5inch (64mm) widths with heights of 7mm and 9.5mm.

The drives are fitted with a 6Gbit/s SATA 3.1 interface and include Adaptive Size SLC Write cache technology and optional Self Encrypting feature compliant to TCG-Opal 2.0. All HG6 SSDs incorporate Toshiba’s robust and highly efficient Quadruple Swing-By Code (QSBC™) for improved error correction and reliability.

For more information please visit the Toshiba storage website at

[image] [image] [1] One megabyte (1MB) = 1,000,000 bytes, One gigabyte (1GB) = 1,000,000,000 bytes [2] mSATATM is an unregistered trademark of Serial ATA International Organisation [3] 1 MiB (mebibytes) = 220 bytes = 1,048,576 bytes ### About Toshiba Electronics Europe Toshiba Electronics Europe  ( is the European electronic components business of Toshiba Corporation, which is ranked among the world’s largest semiconductor vendors. TEE offers one of the industry's broadest IC and discrete product lines including high-end memory, microcontrollers, ASICs and ASSPs for automotive, multimedia, industrial, telecoms and networking applications. The company also has a wide range of power semiconductor solutions as well as storage products like HDDs, SSDs, SD Cards and USB sticks. TEE was formed in 1973 in Neuss, Germany, providing design, manufacturing, marketing and sales and now has headquarters in Düsseldorf, Germany, with branch offices in France, Italy, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. TEE employs approximately 300 people in Europe. Company president is Mr. Takashi Nagasawa.

For more company information visit TEE’s web site at About Toshiba Toshiba Corporation  ( a world -leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing US$61 billion.

Visit Toshiba's web site at Contact details for publication: Toshiba Electronics Europe, Hansaallee 181, D-40549 Düsseldorf, Germany Tel:    +49 (0) 211 5296 0  Fax: +49 (0) 211 5296 792197 Web: E-mail: Contact details for editorial enquiries: Carolin Wagner, Toshiba Electronics Europe Tel:    +49 (0) 89 2030203 43 E-mail: Issued by: Matt Wilkinson / June Stokes, Pinnacle Marketing Communications Ltd, Tel: +44 (0) 20 8429 6548/   +44 (0) 20 8429 6556  Fax: +44 (0) 20 8868 4373. Web: E-mail:  or February 2014          Ref: 6472/A     cSSD This information was brought to you by Cision http://news.cision.com,c9539391The following files are available for download:,c1440536 6472A LRES,c1440537 6472A HRES (c) 2014 Cision. All Rights Reserved.

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