7mm slim & lightweight design ideal for notebooks and Ultrabooks Provides faster boot-up speed and reduces wait time Gives you fast access of application and data Consumes less power for energy efficiency Quiet operation without moving parts Resistance to vibration and shock Includes free downloadable NTI Echo data migration software 3-year limited warranty included Toshiba Q-Series Solid State Drives Get Into a Faster State of Mind If you simply can't work fast enough--or get enough full-throttle gaming, you need a Toshiba Q-Series Pro Solid State Drive in your Ultrabook system or laptop. They don't spin like traditional hard drives. But they do provide much faster and more reliable performance that will knock your socks off. Made for Multitasking If you could only do more, and do it quicker. Now you can--with a Toshiba Q-Series Pro Solid State Drive in your PC. You'll multitask like mad with significantly less lag than a traditional hard drive. You'll enjoy faster access to applications. And you'll also experience speedier Windows startups, web browsing, emailing, antivirus scans and more. Toshiba Q-Series Pro Solid State Drives offer best-in-class performance in Everyday Applications(3)on Windows 8 PCs. Bring Your Old PC Back to Life Toshiba Q-Series Pro Solid State Drives can revive your sluggish PC that is running on a traditional hard drive by reducing your OS boot time and speeding up your PC data transfer rate by leaps and bounds. This means you can spend more time enjoying your applications, and less time staring at the hour glass icon on your computer screen. Great for Gaming Toshiba Q-Series Pro Solid State Drives offer best-in-class sequential speeds(4) and achieve one of the highest Gaming scores.(3) So you'll drool over faster frame rates and more responsive play--with no gaps in the action. Your games will load in a flash. Plus, you can load an entire title onto one of these drives, then just sit back and enjoy the fun. Lower Power Consumption Since they don't spin up, Toshiba Q-Series Pro Solid State Drives use a lot less power. The result? More time to work and play on your Ultrabook system or laptop. You may also experience less downtime by going longer between battery charges. Toshiba Q-Series Pro Solid State Drives are so efficient, they consume up to 50% less power than competing models.(5) Upgrades and Data Transfers Made Easy Toshiba Q-Series Pro Solid State Drives make it easy for you to upgrade your PC. It comes with an easy-to-use migration software to help you transfer your data from your existing drive to the Toshiba Q-Series Pro Solid State Drive. Just download the free software,(6) run the program and complete the migration process in a few simple steps. Better Durability With no moving parts, Toshiba Q-Series Pro Solid State Drives are more resistant to shocks and vibrations. That's important when you're pushing to send that email and answer IMs--at the same time, of course. They also help ensure that your documents, games, pictures and videos will be there when you want them. Toshiba Q-Series Pro Solid State Drives offer excellent long term performance for extended or heavy workloads.(7) Do More and Do It Quicker Enjoy faster access to applications and speedier Windows startups, web browsing, emailing, antivirus scans and more. What's in the Box: Toshiba Q-Series Pro Solid State Drive Mounting Spacer Quick Installation Guide NTI Echo Data Migration Software (Free Download)(6) 3-Year Limited Warranty Q-Series Pro Solid State Drives | Specifications
Part Number Capacity(8) Random Read/Write Speeds(9) Sequential Read/Write Speeds(2)
384 MB/s / 222MB/s
554 MB/s / 512 MB/s
385 MB/s / 242MB/s
554 MB/s / 512 MB/s
387 MB/s / 243MB/s
554 MB/s / 512 MB/s
(1) Measured by timing power on to Windows chime as of August 23, 2013. (2) Measured by ATTO Disk Benchmark v2.47 (MB/s) as of August 23, 2013. (3) As measured by PriceG2.com on August 23, 2013 via PCMark 7 v1.2.0 Benchmark Test (MB/s). (4) As measured by PriceG2.com on August 23, 2013 via AS SSD v1.7.4739.38088 Benchmark Test (MB/s). (5) As measured by PriceG2.com using ATTO Disk Benchmark Test v2.47 (Watts) based on sequential write activities as of August 23, 2013. (6) A free copy of NTI Echo data migration software is available for download at http://www.toshibastorage.com/SSDKit/. NOTE: Use of NTI Echo software in a Laptop or Ultrabook will require the use of a SATA to USB bridge cable (not included). (7) As measured by PriceG2.com on August 23, 2013 via Iometer 2010 Test results (IOPS, Queue Depth 1-10). (8) One Gigabyte (1GB) means 10 to the 9th power= 1,000,000,000 bytes and One Terabyte (1TB) means 10 to the 12th power= 1,000,000,000,000 bytes using powers of 10. A computer operating system, however, reports storage capacity using powers of 2 for the definition of 1GB= 2 to the 30th power= 1,073,741,824 bytes and 1TB = 2 to the 40th power= 1,099,511,627,776 bytes, and therefore shows less storage capacity. Available storage capacity (including examples of various media files) will vary based on file size, formatting, settings, software and operating system and other factors. (9) Measured by PriceG2.com using CrystalDisk Mark Benchmark test 3.0.2 x64 4KB QD32 (MB/s) as of August 23, 2013. (10) 7mm form factor available in the Q series Pro model only. Q series model is 9.5mm form factor. (11) Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system. Form Factor: 2.5-inch (reduced 7mm thickness for use with Ultrabooks)(10) For Use With: Desktop and Laptop PCs (including Ultrabooks)(10) Interface: SATA 6Gbits/s Controller: Toshiba Optimized Controller Type of NAND Flash: Toshiba 19nm MLC NAND Flash Memory Type of Cache: No cache required Dimensions: 100.0mm x 69.85mm x 7.0mm MTTF: 1,500,000 hours Operating Temperature: Operating: 0 °C - 70 °C Power Consumption(5): 1.87 Watts Warranty: 3-Year Limited System Requirements(11) Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8 Visit the complete lineup of Toshiba products at: www.amazon.com/toshiba
This was a great price on Amazon and a very fast SSD with about the best warranty around. Installation was straightforward, you can download a Toshiba only version of NTI Echo 3 to migrate data. You will need an adapter cable to go from SATA to USB or E-SATA port on you computer. NTI Echo is really simple, plug in the drive, start the program and then walk away for around an hour....bingo its done! Physically swap the drives and yo..
I have a nearly 5 year-old HP G60 laptop with an unremarkable Pentium 2.10 GHz processor. I successfully transferred the contents of my old HD to my new SSD using the provided NTI Echo software and a USB/SATA transfer cable. That process was slow on my laptop and took over an hour to transfer only about 55 GB of data. However, the process finished with no apparent errors. I then removed the old HD and installed the Toshiba SSD. This took me about 20 min..