San Jose, California – July 1, 2008 – Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of Flash storage solutions and DRAM memory modules, announced today that, for a limited time its line of MasterDrive MX SSDs will include a free CD containing the Ubuntu Desktop Edition Linux operating system and the OpenOffice software suite.

With the Ubuntu Desktop Edition, you can surf the web, read email, create documents and spreadsheets, edit images and much more. Ubuntu has a fast and easy graphical installer right on the Desktop CD. Installation typically takes less than 25 minutes. OpenOffice contains a user interface and feature set that is similar to other office suites, and includes all the key desktop applications you need, such as word processor, spreadsheet and presentation.

“Bundling an excellent OS plus applications package like Ubuntu helps MasterDrive MX customers get up and running that much faster and easier. This is a great value add that doesn’t increase the cost”, explained Super Talent Marketing Director, Joe James. The Ubuntu CD with will be included with every MasterDrive MX shipped from July 1 through September 30, 2008.

MasterDrive MX


FTM20GK18H 120GB MLC 120/40 MB/sec
FTM60GK18H 60GB MLC 120/40 MB/sec
FTM30GK18H 30GB MLC 120/40 MB/sec
FTM15GK18H 15GB MLC 120/40 MB/sec

Built with MLC NAND Flash, the MasterDrive MX is completely silent, lightweight, uses less power and has far better resistance to shock and vibration than a hard drive, and supports lightning fast read speeds of up to 120MB/sec. MasterDrive MX SSDs are available through NewEgg and NewBiiz.


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 factory 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, and holds over 200 patents in Flash and DRAM technology.

Ubuntu is a community developed Linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. Ubuntu is and will always be free of charge.

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