Super Talent ( has announced a new value solid state drive (SSD) product line dubbed Super Talent VSSD. The company says it offers shorter OS bootup time, faster application loading and less system power consumption.

VSSD purportedly takes full advantage of the 3Gbps SATA-II bandwidth and is capable of sequential read speeds up to 150 MB/second and sequential write speeds up to 100 MB/second. VSSDs are available now from Super Talent resellers worldwide at street prices ranging from about US$65 for the 8GB model to around $175 for the 64GB model.