Tag Archives: Marvell

Buffalo Announces It’s First Internal SSD As Survival Of The Fittest Becomes The Standard

Buffalo Technology, well known for their networking and storage solutions, has apparently released their very first internal SSD. Dubbed the SSD-NS/PM3P, the drive will be available in capacities of 128, 256 and 512GB, each of which will offer read speeds of 500MB/s, 513MB/s and 479MB/s respectively, according to Crystal Disk Mark. The drives will initially be available in Japan, with prices …

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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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Plextor Announces M3 Pro Series SSD – CES 2012 Update

Plextor is today releasing their M3 Pro Series SSD. Compared to their current M3S series, the Pro will feature 24nm Toggle NAND, updated firmware and improved sequential read/write speeds, boosting respective performance from 525MBs/445MBs to 540MBs/450MBs. Random read/write performance has also improved, with the drive increasing bandwidth from 70,000/65,000 IOPS to 75,000/69,000 IOPS at 4k file size. The new drive will be …

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OCZ and Marvell to Debut Next GenPCI Express Z-Drive R5 PCIe SSD at CES & Storage Visions 2012

OCZ Technology Group and Marvell have teamed up to unveil the industry’s fastest and most versatile PCI-express (PCIe) storage system — the Z-Drive R5.  With increased performance, reliability, and endurance the Z-Drive R5 is designed to take PCIe-based solid state storage to the next level for server and enterprise environments. The Z-Drive R5 series will debut at CES 2012 at the …

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Orico Unveils HM01 SSD As CES Looms In The Distance

Orico, a China based company known for their various storage solutions, has uncovered their new HM01 line of SSDs. The drives will be available in capacities of 64GB, 128GB and 256GB. Based on the Marvell 88SS9174 controller, the new products will provide a read/write bandwidth of up to 500MB/s and 330MB/s for both the 64GB and 128GB models, while the …

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RunCore To Release Three New SSDs Just In Time For CES

RunCore will be adding three new SSDs to its lineup in anticipation of CES this January. The new products will include the Xapear SSD, intended for use in military and government applications, and the Marvell based Falcon drive, designed for those with high performance needs. Also waiting in the wings is a 7 mm variant of their Pro V drive, …

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