mSATA

mSATA

(Mini-Serial ATA) A version of the SATA interface for solid state drives (SSDs) in mobile devices. mSATA uses the same plug and socket as Mini PCI Express (mPCIe); however, the electrical signaling is different. mSATA was superseded by M.2 (see below). See Mini PCI Express and SATA.


Mobile Form Factors
The card on top is a 480GB mSATA SSD. The 960GB SSD (bottom) uses the next-generation 67-pin M.2 interface, which supports both SATA and PCI Express (SATA 3.0, USB 3.0 and four lanes of PCI Express 3.0).
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mSATA At least one mSATA full-size mini card combo socket with SATA II and USB 2.0
For storage, the GOT315WL-845 has one 2.5" SATA HDD and one mSATA. Other features include built-in speakers and an easily accessible external AT/ATX mode switch.
It is available in three different form factors (2.5?, M.2 2280, mSATA) to accommodate any client system.
It is available in three different form factors (2.5., M.2 2280, mSATA) to accommodate any client system.
All the magic lies on this little mSATA card which has the Samsung MGX (S4LN062X01) controller that we've seen on the 850 EVO series as well.
There's also a mini PCIe slot for plugging in an mSATA SSD drive.
Our industrial grade flash available in 1.8/2.5 SATA, 2.5 PATA, Slim SATA, mSATA, M.2, mini PCIe, eUSB, CFast, CF, SD & microSD cards.
Expansive I/O with USB 3.0; 2.5/3.5 SATA HDD bay, mSATA socket, mini-card slot and Console port
Our industrial grade flash available in M.2, 1.8A'A'/2.5A'A' SATA, 2.5A'A' PATA, Slim SATA, mSATA, microSATA, mini PCIe, eUSB, CFast, CF, SD & microSD interface.
The eBOX560-300-FL features extensive storage options including one 2.5" SATA HDD and one mSATA shared with a PCI Express Mini Card slot.
It also provides a full array of connectivity for video output, data transmission and compatible access with peripheral devices, including HDMI, DVI, VGA and LVDS connections, 2 USB 2.0 and 2 USB 3.0 ports, 2 SATAIII connectors, mSATA, Mini PCIe and 2 COM ports.
The entry-level system that has 128GB mSATA SSD is at US$1500, while the256GB SSD with PCIe version is at US$1600 and the model with 4GB of DDR5 memory for the GPU costs US$1700.