16GB KingSpec 2.5" PATA/IDE SSD Solid State Disk (MLC Flash) SM2235 Controller

by KingSpec
16GB KingSpec 2.5

Key Features

  • 16GB SSD Solid State Disk
  • 2.5" PATA/IDE standard
  • Read speed up to 76MB/sec
  • Write speed up to 67MB/sec
  • 44-pin IDE interface
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16GB 2.5" SSD Solid State Disk from KingSpec with PATA/IDE interface. Built using MLC Flash chips, with read speeds up to 76MB/sec and write speeds up to 67MB/sec.

Computer connection is the IDE 44-pin interface, making this SSD compatible with notebook and netbook computers using 2.5" IDE hard drives.

This IDE/PATA SSD is enclosed in a strong steel case for added durability and reliability.

This SSD is pre-tested in the following systems but is also suitable for use in many other systems. We recommend checking with the manufacturer prior to purchase:

IBM: ThinkPad T/42/T43/T20/T40
DELL: Inspiron 8600, Inspiron 8200, Inspiron 5160, Inspiron 600m
Fujitsu: U1010, U2010, U810, U820, P1620

INTERFACE TYPE IDE/PATA - 44 pin interface
DEVICE TYPE SSD Solid State Disk
DATA TRANSFER RATES Read speed up to 76MB/sec
Write speed up to 67MB/sec
DIMENSIONS 100.2 x 69.8 x 9.5 mm
OPERATING TEMPERATURE Operating Temperature -20~85ºC
Non-operating Temperature -45~85ºC
MTBF 1,000,000 hours
SHOCK RESISTANCE 2,000G (@0.3ms half sine wave)
SPECIAL FEATURES Supports BCH ECC 8bits or 15bits in 512 bytes
PACKAGING Retail packaging
WARRANTY 2 years warranty
User Reviews

  • 2 reviews
  • 2 reviews
Jonathan Blankley
Cheap & Cheerful - But Not Too Speedy
April 22nd 2012 Verified user
Reasonable read performance, but stutters when writing despite full DMA support. Not too bad for the price, but a shame the performance doesnt compare to the SATA equivalents...
Davor Svaic
So far so good! :)
January 24th 2012 Verified user
The little PATA SSD is up and running in my old Powerbook G4... And the old boy doesn't seen that old anymore.
Chris Butterworth
Quiet, mixed performance
November 7th 2011
I bought this in the hope that it might add a bit of performance to an old laptop. Running XP, the startup time is improved and applications load quickly, but when writing there are terrible pauses so the overall user experience is actually worse than with the old rotating disk.
I could only recommend this in circumstances where a traditional rotating disk cannot be used, either when you need rugged storage, or when you need silence.
Revived laptop.
March 23rd 2011 Verified user
Definitely made my "obsolete" laptop faster than when it had a hard disk. Real read/write speeds can be found here:
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The 16GB model has read / write speed of 88 and 35 MB/s respectively. For full speed write you need to spend more and get the 32GB model.

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