The PNY Performance SSD combines security with enterprise class performance, reliability and low power operation to make the ideal storage drive. The read and write performance of the PNY Performance SSD will satisfy the most demanding power user while the low power mode extends battery life for the road warrior. PNY Performance SSDs are 2.5" SATA II solid state drives that feature 128-bit AES encryption. Performance SSDs are powered by SandForce controllers and make a great choice as a secure, drop-in upgrade for laptop and desktop hard drives. These storage drives offer up to 270MB/s seq. read, 250MB/s seq. write speeds, and 30,000 Random Read/Write IOPS, so your system will see a marked increase in performance as it launches your OS, programs and games faster! See for yourself why a PNY SSD is the optimal drive for your computer system.