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Mushkin Launches New ATLAS VITAL Family of Solid-State Drives

A new SandForce SF-2000 based M.2 SSD series from Mushkin has been released, utilizing a SATA 3.0 interface, the new ATLAS VITAL is capable of upto 550MB/s read and write speeds of up to 535MB/s. The M.2 2280 series SSD is available in 120, 240, 250, 480 and 500GB capacities.


Mushkin Enhanced MFG, an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance and cost-effective solid state storage products, today announced its latest addition to the ATLAS family of products – the new ATLAS VITAL M.2 2280 Series for Ultrabooks, notebooks, and small form-factor PCs. Atlas Vital is suitable for mobile gamers, professionals, or general end-users looking to take their computing experience to the next level with solid state storage.

Leveraging Seagate’s SandForce SF-2000 series SSD processor with a SATA 3.0 interface, the ATLAS VITAL provides stable performance with sequential read and write speeds up to 550 and 535MB/s respectively and 4KB random transactional performance of up to 86,000 IOPS for low-latency computing and high throughput. With these features, the ATLAS VITAL is an ideal solution for value-minded users looking to improve their systems’ response time and greatly reduce their operating system boot and application load times compared to a traditional hard drive.

“With our latest ATLAS VITAL M.2 series, budget-conscious users can now experience Mushkin-enhanced SSDs in their Ultrabooks, notebooks and small form-factor PCs such as the recently-released M.2-compatible Intel NUC,” said Brian Flood, Director of Product Development.


The ATLAS VITAL M.2 2280 is being offered in 120GB, 240GB, 250GB, 480GB and 500GB capacities –  meeting the needs of even the most demanding users. Available today at all Mushkin Authorized retailers.

Part Numbers:

  • MKNSSDAV120GB-D8:  ATLAS VITAL 120GB M.2 2280
  • MKNSSDAV240GB-D8:  ATLAS VITAL 240GB M.2 2280
  • MKNSSDAV250GB-D8:  ATLAS VITAL 250GB M.2 2280
  • MKNSSDAV480GB-D8:  ATLAS VITAL 480GB M.2 2280
  • MKNSSDAV500GB-D8:  ATLAS VITAL 500GB M.2 2280


For nearly 20 years, Mushkin has been dedicated to helping overclockers, gamers, IT managers, digital artists and mobile professionals enhance their computing experience by providing reliable, high-performance products. Mushkin products include a line of Flash Memory-based products and complete selection of memory upgrades for desktops, notebooks and servers. Since the company’s founding in 1994, Mushkin has received numerous awards and commendations for quality, reliability and technical excellence.

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