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SanDisk Lightning® Read-Intensive SAS SSD
An enterprise solution that provides on-demand performance for multiple users

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SanDisk Lightning® Read-Intensive SAS SSD

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Enterprise SSDs provide substantial performance and footprint benefits over traditional HDDs where data centers can realize significant cost savings while improving performance flexibility, and increasing storage capacity. Since not all data centers are created equal, the key to achieving increased data and system performance is in understanding the specific application workload. Lightning Read-Intensive 6Gb/s (SAS) SSDs offer solid I/O cost-to-performance benefits for applications that demand low latency read speeds and greater bandwidth for server and storage environments.

Available in 400GB, 800GB and 1.6TB2 MLC capacities and delivers random read/write performance of up to 78K/4K-8K IOPS and sequential read/write data throughput of up to 310-410/140 MB/s1. Lightning Read-Intensive SSDs provide superior performance for read cache and I/O patterns that are designed predominately for application workloads such as Data Warehousing, Web Servers, Media Streaming, Video on Demand (VOD) and Web-Based Applications, with a workload comprised of a 90/10 read/write mix.

Lightning Read-Intensive SSDs are designed with an advanced innovative controller that uses a parallel processing architecture with single firmware binary for superior reliability. Lightning SSDs rank among the most competitive solutions in the industry, offering high speeds with a history of successful implementations into existing server and storage IT infrastructures.

Technical Specifications:

Lightning Product Family of 2.5” SAS Enterprise SSDs

  Read-Intensive Mixed-Use Write-Intensive
Interface 6Gb/s SAS
Interface Ports Dual (2) full-duplex
Sequential Read/Write (MB/s) Up to 310**-410/140 Up to 385*-450/220 Up to 450/250
Random Read/Write (IOPS) (4K-single port) Up to 78K/4K-8K Up to 100K/11K-16K Up to 118K/33K
19nm User Capacities 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB 200GB, 400GB, 800GB 200GB, 400GB
Sector Sizes 512, 520, 528 byte
Data Reliability (BER) < 1 sector in 1016 bits read < 1 sector in 1017 bits read < 1 sector in 1017 bits read
MTBF3 2M hours
Warranty4 3 Years 5 Years 5 Years
Idle 3.9W
Active (Typ) 5.9W
Shock 1000 g half-sine, 0.5 msec, 3 shocks along each axis, X, Y, Z, in each direction
Vibration 2.17 g rms, 7-800 Hz
Operating Temperature 0° C to 60° C (internal)
Storage Temperature -40° C to 85° C
Humidity 5% to 95%, non-condensing, relative humidity
Altitude 5486.4 m [18,000 ft]
Length 100.45 mm
Width 70.1 mm
Height 15 mm
Weight 0.238 Kg


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