Different mSATA (MO-300B) for Different Applications
The mSATA are made with several different types of components with widely differing reliability, longevity, cost and performance attributes. Since mSATA is such a convenient form factor, many designers do not consider which type of attributes the mSATA has and focus on the headline items such as price and/or performance.
While price and performance are important, getting the correct mSATA for your application should be the top priority. There are Industrial Grade mSATA based on SLC NAND flash, Commercial Grade mSATA based on MLC NAND flash and Consumer mSATA, based on the lowest cost flash which is generally TLC NAND. Cactus Technologies manufactures both an Industrial Grade and Commercial Grade mSATA.
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