Tag Archives: Controller

Plextor Ready To Reveal New M6 SSD At Flash Memory Summit 2013

Plextor is slated to give a sneak preview of their new M6 SSD at the Flash Memory Summit and Exhibition to be held August 13-15 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The M6 features the next generation of Plextor’s proprietary TrueSpeed technology that works in tandem with the Marvell 88SS9187 controller for enhanced performance and reliability. …

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SanDisk Extreme II SSD Review (480GB)

A few weeks ago we posted a review on the SanDisk Extreme II 240GB capacity SSD and it turned out to be one of the stronger contenders we have seen to date, and most definitely the strongest using a Marvell controller. We wanted to today follow that up with an analysis of that same drive, this time in the 480GB …

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LSI SandForce Codename Griffin NGFF Ultrabook Version ADATA SSD Piks & Specs – Computex 2013 Update

Imagine 1.8GB/s read and write performance with up to 200, 000 IOPS being possible in a NGFF/M.2 form factor.  This not only verifies that LSI SandForces new controller, Codename Griffin, is about to make an amazing transformation in the SSD industry, but also, these blistering speeds will be seen soon enough in ultrabooks. The fact is that ADATA has made …

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Western Digital Confirms New Ultra Slim WD Black Hybrid SSD Not Haswell DEVSLP Compliant – Computex 2013 Update

Although it isn’t news to some, it is a very interesting consideration most should make when selecting their new ultra and PC systems this year.  Hard drives are not compliant with the new SATA DEVSLP spec and this includes hybrid devices, although we wouldn’t be surprised if this isn’t overcome sometime in the future.  SATA DEVSLP only works for SSDs.  …

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Skyera Reveals RAID 5 Hinders Reliability Of SSD Arrays

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RAID-5 is a well-proven technique for creating hard disk arrays that can withstand the failure of a single disk drive with no data loss. But applying the same RAID-5 concepts to SSD arrays can have the opposite effect and contribute to decreased data reliability, according to Skyera Inc., founded by an executive and engineering team with unsurpassed backgrounds in the …

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