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Silicon Motion Announces Industry’s First SD 5.1-Compliant Merchant Flash Controller

Silicon Motion is announcing that its premier SM2703 SD Flash controller has now attained the performance standards of the A1 (Application Performance Class 1) requirements to meet the latest SD 5.1 specification.  SM2703’s fastest random read performance of up to 2000 IOPS and random write performance of up to 800 IOPS meets the A1 performance standard, and provides compatibility with …

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Marvell Announces 88SS1093 NVMe SSD NAND Controller — Up To 4GB/s Interface To Host

Marvell Technology Group, Ltd., a leading producer of NAND flash memory controllers and other semiconductor devices, is announcing the 88SS1093 — its first Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) solid-state drive (SSD)  controller.  The flash-optimized architecture of the 88SS1093 overcomes SAS/SATA performance bottlenecks by optimizing the hardware and software to take full advantage of the NAND’s capabilities.  The 88SS1093 also features Marvell’s …

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Seagate Acquiring LSI’s Flash Divisions From Avago Technologies

Seagate Technology, a world-leading provider of storage products, is announcing that they have entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement with Avago Technologies Limited, which will result in Seagate acquiring from Avago the assets of LSI’s Accelerated Solutions Division (ASD) and Flash Components Division (FCD) for a reported $450 million in cash.  Although a bit of a late-comer to the …

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