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Element Solid State Drive

Engineered for the highest levels of performance and reliability, Viking Technology Element SSDs feature a 6Gb SATA interface that delivers best-in-class performance I/O intensive applications.

Element SSDs feature a unique data compression architecture for unprecedented endurance. Coupled with patented error detection/correction capabilities and data protection through power failure, Element’s architecture enables MLC flash technology for enterprise, embedded and network infrastructure applications.

Understanding & building on OEM expectations, through comprehensive and exhaustive design verification and production test methods, Element SSDs deliver the highest levels of quality, environmental ruggedness and endurance. Offering the OEM a complete solution: package and firmware customization, insulation against single NAND supply issues, locked BOM, and dedicated technology partner resources sets Viking Technology apart from the competition.


  • Patented power fail data protection ensures data integrity
  • Best in class SATA 6Gb sequential and random performance
  • Enterprise MLC, MLC, and SLC NAND flash supported
  • Advanced SSD-specific SMART command support
  • Industry standard 2.5-inch and 1.8-inch form factors
  • Data compression for leading endurance
  • Protection against catastrophic flash sector/page/block failures
  • TRIM command support
  • Industrial-grade SSD with military-level environmental testing
Specifications Element 2.5in Element 1.8in
SLC Up to 400GB Up to 240GB
MLC / eMLC Up to 480GB Up to 400GB
Sustained Read / Write 520 MB/s 520 MB/s
Sustained Random Read & Write IOPS Up to 60,000 IOPS Up to 60,000 IOPS
Interface SATA 6Gb SATA 6Gb
ECC 55bit / 512 BCH 55bit / 512 BCH
Bit Error Rate (BER) <1 in 1017 bits read <1 in 1017 bits read
Power Fail Data Protection Yes Yes
Endurance 5 Years+ 5 Years+
Tiered Error Protection Data recovery from sector, page, and block failure. End-to-End CRC protection
Temperature Monitoring On-board sensor, S.M.A.R.T. Attribute
Shock 50g, 11ms, 3 shocks applied in each direction on 3 mutually perpendicular axis 50g, 11ms, 3 shocks applied in each direction on 3 mutually perpendicular axis
Vibration 16.4g rms 10 - 2,000 Hz, 3 axis 16.4g rms 10 - 2,000 Hz, 3 axis
Commercial Temperature 0°C to 70°C 0°C to 70°C
Industrial Temperature -40°C to 85°C -40°C to 85°C
Altitude 80,000 feet 80,000 feet
Humidity 5% to 95%, non-condensing, relative 5% to 95%, non-condensing, relative
Safety / Agency / Compliance FCC, CE, TUV FCC, CE, TUV
Test standard MIL-STD-810 MIL-STD-810
Power Voltage 5V ±5% 3.3V ±5%
Active <6.0 Watts <6.0 Watts
Idle 0.9 Watts 0.9 Watts
Form Factor 2.5-inch 1.8-inch
Length 100.2mm (length) x 69.9mm (width)      x 9.5mm (height) 78.5mm (length) x 54.0mm (width)       x 5.0mm (height)
SATA Connectivity Standard SATA Connector MicroSATA Connector
*Performance throttling may be engaged to ensure 5-year endurance.


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