KingFast, founded in 2008, has in recent years become one of the
best known SSD brands in China. |
KingFast's SSDs are extensively
used in mainstream PCs and in industrial applications. And all KingFast's SSDs
are backed by a 3-year warranty.
see also: -
- mentions on StorageSearch.com,
KingFast's SSD products
in SSD? - KingFast|
by Zsolt Kerekes,
editor - StorageSearch.com
KingFast first appeared in
the news pages of StorageSearch.com in
2009 and first
entered the Top SSD
Companies List in
Q2 2012 where it
remained for 3 quarters.
was acquired by RunCore.
And as a RunCore sub-brand KingFast's marketing efforts since then seem to
have been focused on geographies outside the US.
SSD product line is mainly SATA SSDs for the following markets:-
- KingFast announced
range of MLC SSDs available in 1.8", 2.5" and 3.5" sizes with
access times of 0.1mS and 9,000 read IOPS.
In September 2011 -
KingFast's fast consumer 2.5" SATA SSDs can deliver 26K/ 16K R/W IOPS
and 539MB/s and 468MB/s R/W throughput - and are available with upto 480GB
In May 2013 -
KingFast introduced a 2.5" SATA 3 SLC SSD for the enterprise - the
PLUS SERIES SLC SSD KF2510SCF has upto 120GB SLC capacity and performance
upto 75,000/85,000 R/W IOPS.
KingFast says its W-Drive SSD (2.5" SATA secure, rugged MLC SSD)
is widely used in vehicle borne applications.
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