Mushkin Unveils New ECO3 Solid State Drive at Consumer Electronics Show 2016

Las Vegas, NV - January 7, 2016 – Mushkin Enhanced MFG – An industry-leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance and mission-critical computer products – today announced its latest addition to the ECO series of SSDs, the ECO3. The Mushkin ECO3 Solid State Drives dramatically boost system responsiveness while providing unmatched value. Initially available in 240GB and 480GB capacities, the ECO3 will be exclusively available at

“The ECO3 represents an exciting evolution of solid state storage technology. Advances in NAND flash and controller technologies have allowed Mushkin to design a new generation of SSDs at even more affordable price points.” said Brian Flood, Director of Product Development at Mushkin Inc. “While these drives provide a higher level of value, they maintain the advantages of SSDs – faster boot up times, faster application launches, quicker response times, and lower power consumption.”

Powered by a Silicon Motion SM2256 controller, the ECO3 SSD achieves up to 560MB/s read and 515MB/s write speeds, as well as transaction rates of up to 87,000 IOPS. Furthermore, when compared to a typical hard drive, the new ECO3 is more energy efficient, resulting in longer battery life and a cooler, quieter system.

Mushkin ECO3 Features and Specifications:

•       Silicon Motion SM2256 controller

•       SATA 3.1 (6Gb/s) interface (backwards compatible with SATA Revisions 3.0, 2.0 (3Gb/s),  and 1.0 (1.5Gb/s)

•       SLC caching dramatically boosts performance in everyday tasks

•       Mushkin Enhanced Data-protection Suite (MEDS)

•       Internal flash array provides RAID-like data protection to increase data reliability and endurance

•       Built-in LDPC ECC provides the strongest SSD data correction level in use today

•       Data shaping technique increases endurance

•       StaticDataRefresh ensures data integrity

•       Early weak block retirement ensures the strongest blocks remain in use

•       Global wear-leveling evens program and erase counts across blocks to extend drive endurance

•       TRIM support (OS/driver support required)

•       S.M.A.R.T. support

•       2.5-inch, 7mm form factor


•       3-year warranty



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