Tag Archives: Marvell

Crucial M4 256GB SSD At All Time Low Price Point

The fact that Crucial would be a leader in competitive SSD pricing has been front and center for quite some time now. In fact, only a few days ago we posted what we thought to be a great deal on the Crucial M4 128GB SSD as it broke the $1/GB barrier and seemed to be a sign of things to …

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OCZ Vertex 4 Indilinx Infused SSD Controller Confirmed To Be Marvell Silicon

Earlier today, Anandtech announced his receipt of a tip, and confirmation that OCZ Vertex 4 and Octane contain controllers that are Marvell hardware based. After contacting OCZ, we received confirmation of such and this was furthered by the fact that the Marvell controller runs at higher clock speeds and features Indilinx proprietary firmware. When push comes to shove, the OCZ …

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Novachip Releases NVS3600A SSD Controller Propelling SSD Competition Forward

Novachips, a Korean firm well known for their high performance storage products, is releasing a new high performance SSD controller into the wild. Dubbed NVS3600A, the processor will be capable of providing read/write speeds of up to 530MB/s and 520MB/s respectively. The controller will also deliver a commanding 60,000 4k IOPS, putting it on par with the best LSI Sandforce has …

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Micron RealSSD P400e 6Gbps 200GB Enterprise SSD Review

Our SSD analysis today looks at the Micron RealSSD P400e SATA 3 enterprise SSD, a new entry with a new approach to integrating SSDs into the entry-level enterprise tier. The enterprise SSD market is segmenting into several layers that suit very different needs, and this entry level MLC based SSD looks to grab the mainstream customer market. Upper-echelon ultra high …

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Toshiba MK4001GRZB 400GB SAS 6Gb/s Enterprise SLC SSD Review

Our SSD review today will be on the Toshiba MK4001GRZB 400GB SAS 6Gb/s Enterprise SLC SSD and will be the first to undergo our new Enterprise Test Protocol. This SSD brings with it some of the best sustainable performance in the realm, and also has recently taken the Grand Prize for Excellence in Energy Efficiency and Conservation from the Japan …

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Marvell Releases SATA 3 88SS9187 SSD Controller – Promises Low Power and 500MB/s Speeds For Ultras

Marvell was the first to enter the SATA 3 SSD market by several months.  The Crucial C300 used the first SATA III Marvell processor as early as mid-2010. Since that time, there several manufacturers have used the Marvell controller, and with great success. No stranger to enterprise needs, Marvell controllers have also been used to equal success in enterprise flash …

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