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SMART Optimus Ultra SAS SSD Capable of 1GB/s Transfer and 100,000 IOPS Performance

SMART Storage Systems, well known for their high performance memory and storage products, has announced the release of their Optimus Ultra SSD. Utilizing a SAS interface, the Optimus will offer a sustained transfer rate of 1GB/s and random read/write performance of 100k and 60k IOPS, respectively. The Optimus  will be available in capacities ranging from 150GB to 1.2TB, which makes it …

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VIA Announces Upcoming SSD Processor Design Based On Tensilica IP

VIA Technologies, well known for their various peripheral controller solutions and low power x86 processors, has announced their intention to bring an SSD controller to market. According to VIA, the processors will be based on technology licensed from Tensilica and will offer 4x the performance of competing solutions. Specifically, Tensilica stated that their solution compares favorably with simply raising clock …

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OCZ Launches Z-Drive R4 CloudServ PCIe SSD With Up to 16TB Capacity and 1.4 Million IOPS

High performance solid state storage devices for enterprise and data center use are getting faster everyday it seems. Today, OCZ announced the release of their a new product, the OCZ Z-Drive R4 CloudServ PCIe SSD. While the name is impressive, the specifications are decidedly more so. To start things off, the CloudServ is availability in several configurations up to an …

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ATP Releases Velocity SI Pro SSD As SLC Comes Into Season – 240GB Specs Detail Lifespan of 8000TBW

ATP Electronics, well known for their high performance memory products, has released their new Velocity SI Pro industrial grade SSD. The newly released LSI Sandforce based drives will offer up to 500MB/s read and write speeds, not to mention 60,000 4k random read IOPS. The SI Pro will utilize SLC flash and has gone through extra validation for things like shock …

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Runcore Announces Pro-V Max SSD as Perks Overtake Presentation

Runcore, well known for their myriad SSD products, has announced the release of their new Pro-V Max series of drives. The products will be based on the SF-2281 and offer Read/Write speeds of 560MB/s and 520MB/s respectively. The drives will also deliver 87K burst IOPS, and over 60K sustained IOPS. They also mention that the drive has a score of …

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NVMe Work Group Releases NVMe Windows and Linux PCIe SSD Drivers

The NVM Express working group has announced the release of Windows and Linux PCIe SSD drivers based on the NVM Express standard. The Windows driver was a collaborative effort of IDT, Intel, and LSI Sandforce and will be available under a BSD license. It will support all the mandatory features of the new spec. The Linux driver will be released …

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LSI Contributes as Everspin Realizes In Excess of 300% Growth in 2011 MRAM Shipments

Everspin Technolgies is reporting record growth for 2011, with MRAM product shipments increasing over 300% from the prior year. The MRAM pioneer continues to shape the market for magnetic memories; gaining further momentum with over 250 design wins in the past year. Everspins patented MRAM technology is based on a magnetic tunnel junction (MTJ) storage element that is deposited on …

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