Tag Archives: Pcie

Intel SSD DC P3700 Enthusiast Report (800GB)

A few days ago, we released our review of the Intel SSD DC P3700 NVMe SSD.  This new entry to the enterprise market brought in just under 500K IOPS in a single PCB and single controller design package, a design not needing the traditional RAID solution to achieve performance above 2.5GB/s.  As much attention as it gained from the enterprise …

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JMicron Displays M.2 PCIe SSDs – Computex 2014 Update

Our meeting with JMicron this morning at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan, met with the introduction of two new M.2 PCIe SSD controllers to the SSD arena, the JMicron JMF810 and JMF811.  The 810 is a PCIe X2 (two lane) controller, while the 811 (PCIe X4) will stand beside that of LSI SandForce (SF3700) and Marvell (Altaplus) in Q4 of this …

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Intel Adds PCIe Solutions To Its Data Center Family Of SSDs

Intel is announcing the addition of three PCIe solid-state drive (SSD) solutions to its well-established data center family of storage products.  Intel’s SSD Data Center Family will now be offering both SATA and PCIe solutions in multiple endurance levels and multiple capacities, all featuring enterprise-class RAS (reliability, availability, serviceability)  features. The ongoing explosion of data storage requirements for data center …

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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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Super Talent RAIDDrive II Plus PCIe SSD Review

The current PCIe add-in-card storage market is separated into two general architectures.  The first is ground-up, native PCIe designs, such as the Micron P320h.  These devices eschew a typical SATA/SAS controller in favor of specialized flash controllers that have native PCIe interfaces.  This is where the market is heading.  In fact, later this year, you should start to see many …

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