This SSD is brand new with 1 year warranty. It offers read/write speed around 800 MB/s. The IOPS is above 100k, both random read and write
This SSD is totally hard drive compatible. It can be used as a boot drive. With 2 SSD, the boot drive can be setup as RAID 1
This SSD can work with Windows, iOS, Linux and it comes a switch to boot by legacy or UEFI BIOS
All the necessary drivers are built in. There is no driver required, except VMWARE esxi 5.5

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