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Symwave's logo. Click here to visit the Symwave website! PRESS RELEASE: Symwave and Super Talent to Showcase USB 3.0 RAIDDrive™ Storage Solution at CES 2010

World’s First and Only Mobile USB 3.0 Flash Drive Delivers Over 300 MB/s

LAGUNA NIGUEL & SAN JOSE, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Dec 30, 2009 Symwave Inc., a leading silicon supplier of system solutions for SuperSpeed USB devices, and Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of flash storage solutions and DRAM memory modules, today jointly announced they will demonstrate Super Talent’s RAIDDrive, the world’s first and only mobile USB 3.0 flash drive at CES 2010 in Las Vegas, January 7-10. Symwave’s low power device enables portability without an external power source even from a standard USB 2.0 port. The new Super Talent drive, offered in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacities, is 10 times faster than current solutions and is fully backward compatible with USB 2.0 ports. A benchmark video is available for viewing at http://www.youtube.com/gosupertalent.

“Symwave’s SW6318 device was the obvious choice for our new line of SuperSpeed USB 3.0 mobile storage products,” said C.H. Lee, Chief Operating Officer at Super Talent Technology. “Our USB 3.0 RAIDDrive, based on Symwave’s SW6318 device, delivers phenomenal performance of more than 300 MB/sec.”

“Super Talent continues their leadership in USB drives by delivering the world’s first mobile USB 3.0 flash drive,” said John O’Neill, Vice President of Marketing at Symwave. “By combining their patented technology with our SW6318 device, the industry’s first and highest performance RAID storage controller, Super Talent has delivered a new generation of flash drives with truly jaw-dropping performance.”

The USB 3.0 RAIDDrive uses parallel channels of NAND flash in a performance doubling (RAID0) configuration to achieve the unprecedented performance. Measuring 3.75” x 1.5” x 0.5”, the SuperSpeed drive is compact and portable. Like most USB pen drives or thumb drives, it doesn’t require a separate cable and plugs directly into any USB port. This product is available now from Super Talent resellers worldwide.

Super Talent’s USB 3.0 RAIDDrive with Symwave’s SW6318 storage controller will be showcased at CES 2010, January 7-10, 2010 in both Symwave’s private suite at the Las Vegas Hilton (Suite #2900) adjacent to the Convention Center and Super Talent’s booth (#35632) in the South Hall. For more information or to schedule a customer or press demo, please contact [email protected] or [email protected]

About Super Talent Technology
Super Talent Technology Corporation, based in San Jose, California, designs and manufactures a full range of DDR, DDR2, and DDR3 memory modules and Flash based storage devices for computers and consumer electronics. An ISO 9001 certified company, Super Talent utilizes its state-of-the-art factories and leading-edge components to produce award winning products with outstanding reliability. Super Talent is an active member of the JEDEC and ONFI standards bodies. With over 250 patents, the company was ranked 38th in the 2009 Wall Street Journal’s Patent Scorecard™ for the IT industry.

About Symwave, Inc
Symwave is a global fabless semiconductor company developing connectivity SoCs (Systems-on-Chip) and software solutions that enable PCs and other consumer electronic devices to realize the benefits of SuperSpeed USB 3.0. The USB 3.0 standard improves device power management, transfers data tenfold faster and maintains backwards compatibility with the billions of USB ports shipped to date. Symwave’s high-performance analog/mixed-signal products leverage the company’s proprietary technology, IP and silicon design capabilities to bring the benefits of uncompromised speed in low-cost standard CMOS processes. The company is privately held with headquarters in Orange County, Calif., and design centers in Shenzhen, China, and San Diego, Calif. Symwave is backed by top-tier venture capital firms including Kodiak Venture Partners and CMEA Ventures and an investment by SMSC (NASDAQ: SMSC). Additional information is available at www.symwave.com.

(First posted on Thursday, December 31, 2009 at 12:12 EST)

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