Apacer Thunderbird AST680S SSD Overview:
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.
– Compatible with SATA6.0 Gb/s interface
– Outstanding read performance, up to 550MB/sec
– Phenomenal write performance, up to 520MB/sec
– Supports SATA Power Management
– Powerful ECC engine correcting up to 72bit/1KB
– SDR cache buffer for strengthened I/O efficiency
– Supports S.M.A.R.T. commands
– NCQ command
Thunderbird AST680S SSD: In a cute checkered design and well-built metal black housing
Thunderbird AST680S SSD: 2 mount holes for each side and 4 mount holes in the bottom part.
Mount it to 3.5” SSD Bracket (so you can used it to PC desktop), used an enclosure for portable data storage or used it directly to netbook/laptop.
Thunderbird AST680S SSD connectors: Power Slot Connector and SATA III Connector
AST680S boasts built-in advanced Wear Leveling and ECC (Error Correction Code) functions and supports Windows 7 TRIM command. In addition, AST680S supports DEVSLP mode (Device Sleep) which provides lower power consumption and can effectively extend notebook computer battery life. AST680S users can enjoy 3-year global warranty an assurance that this SSD won’t let you down.
Apacer Thunderbird AST680S SSD Specs:
Apacer Thunderbird AST680S SSD Benchmarks:
Based on the benchmark sheet, the Thunderbird AST680S SSD has the superb read and write performances. An excellent addition and upgrade for data storage, gaming and/or multimedia purposes.
VERDICT: Superb performance in terms of read and write transfer speed, excellent features, robust built, and a recommended warranty that users can enjoy. Rating: 8/10
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