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Mushkin Announces REACTOR 1TB SSD Based On Silicon Motion SM2246EN Controller

Mushkin Enhanced Mfg., a leading producer of high-performance digital storage products, is announcing their new REACTOR series of solid-state drives (SSDs) that feature 1TB of capacity. The REACTOR SSD is a great combination of the extreme performance benefits of an SSD and the larger 1TB capacity traditionally only found in mechanical hard drives (HDDs). The REACTOR 1TB SSD features Silicon …

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Silicon Motion Announces In-Vehicle Infotainment System FerriSSDs — First Automotive IVI-Grade Single Package Solutions

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, a world-leading producer of NAND flash controllers for solid state storage devices, is announcing availability of its automotive grade PATA and SATA FerriSSD solutions. The FerriSSDs are designed to replace traditional PATA and SATA hard disk drives (HDDs) that are used in a host of embedded applications, including in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems. Silicon Motion integrates NAND …

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Silicon Motion Announces SM2256 — World’s First 6Gb/s SSD Controller Supporting TLC NAND

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, a world-leading designer and marketer of NAND flash controllers for solid-state storage devices, is announcing the SM2256 6Gb/s SSD controller.  The SM2256 represents the world’s first complete merchant ASIC/firmware SATA 6Gb/s controller supporting triple-level cell (TLC) 1x/1y/1znm NAND from all major NAND producers. The SM2256 features Silicon Motion’s proprietary NANDXtend technology.  This state-of-the-art error detection and …

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Silicon Motion Announces SM2246EN Controller Support For Micron 16nm 128Gb MLC NAND — Computex 2014 Update

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, a leading designer and producer of NAND flash controllers for solid state drives (SSDs), is announcing that its SM2246EN SATA 6Gb/s SSD controller now supports the latest 16nm 128Gb MLC NAND from Micron.  The combination of the SM2246EN and the Micron 16nm 128Gb NAND is ideal for high performance SSDs up to 1TB in capacity. According …

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ADATA Announces Premier SP610 SSD With Silicon Motion Controller

ADATA Technology, a leading producer of DRAM modules and NAND Flash devices, is announcing the launch of the Premier SP610 2.5″ SATAIII (6Gb/s) solid state drive (SSD).  Featuring a Silicon Motion (SMI) controller, ADATA’s Premier SP610 consistently maintains high read and write speeds to enhance performance stability, and also utilizes advanced BCH ECC (Error Correction Code) technology.  This makes the …

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Silicon Motion SM2246EN SSD Controller Review

The importance of SSD controllers often gets overlooked in the world of SSDs.  Memory itself is front and center in the minds of most, simply because it is the most prominent component in any SSD.  Most recently, we are even seeing Apple using the term ‘flash’ in its product literature , rather than ‘SSD’.  Not only is the controller capable …

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Silicon Motion Displays SM2246EN SSD Controller In The Wrong Light – Flash Memory Summit 2013 Update

So I am a few thousand feet above the ground and one specific manufacturer’s meeting, and subsequent booth visit, is still weighing heavily on my mind.  As a trusted tech review resource, remaining independent and impartial plays just as important a role as being able to establish successful relationships with SSD companies and working together in advancing SSD technology as …

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Silicon Motion Announces New SM2246EN SATA 6 Gb/s SSD Controller — High-Performance And Low-Power Hardware And Firmware Solution

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, a world leader in design and production of NAND Flash controllers for solid-state storage devices, is announcing its new SM2246EN SSD controller for client solid-state drives (SSDs) and NAND-cache SSD products.  Sampling is underway of the ultra high-performance and low power consumption SM2246EN SATA revision 3.1 (6 Gb/s) SSD controller. Independent testing results confirm that the …

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Mushkin Source SATA SSD Review (500GB): A Cheap Upgrade

Mushkin has been updating infusing its product line with 3D NAND, but that’s not all they have been up to. While doing that, they have been pushing to make SSDs cheap again. Their latest offering, the Mushkin Source, is selling for as low as $28.99 for the 120GB and just $158.99 for the 1TB model! If that’s not something to …

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