Tag Archives: SAS

Samsung Discusses Enterprise SSDs – CES 2015 Update

This morning at CES Las Vegas, we attended the Bellagio where we met with Ryan Smith, Sr. Product Manager of SSD Marketing, Samsung. We got to take a look not only at their current SSD line up, but what should be coming out over the next year or so. The first thing to catch our interest were an M.2 and …

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Avago (Formerly LSI) Announces 9300 Series Of 16-Port 12Gb/s SAS Host Bus Adapter — Up To Nearly 2,000,000 IOPS!!

Avago Technolgies, via its recent acquisition of LSI, is announcing that it is expanding its industry-leading lineup of 12Gb/s SAS host bus adapters (HBAs) to include new 16-port offerings.  The 9300-16i (internal connectivity) and 9300-16e (external connectivity) are their newest high port count SAS HBAs, providing 12Gb/s of bandwidth and (up to) nearly 2,000,000 IOPS of performance.  Avago’s new 16-port …

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SAS Interface First Look – Samsung SSD Global Summit 2014

Following up on our coverage of the Samsung SSD Summit 2014 here in Seoul, South Korea, below are Samsung’s newest SAS interface offerings. Just on the odd chance that you may have missed our previous postings of the Samsung 850 Pro and PCIe Interface first look, check out our website front page for the latest Samsung SSD Summit news!

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SanDisk Displays Optimus MAX 4TB SAS SSD – Computex 2014 Update

Checking out the SuperMicro Booth at Computex this morning, we got to meet up with an old friend in Pattie Davis, formerly of SMART and now SanDisk since that great acquisition.  She was showing off the new SanDisk Optimus MAX 4TB which takes its place as the industry’s first SAS SSD to reach that capacity in a notebook form factor. …

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ASRock Z87 Extreme11/ac Mobo Reaches 6 GB/s & 850K IOPS

Our report today will demonstrate single and RAID tests when we combine the newest ASRock Z87 Extreme11/ac motherboard with eight HGST SSD800MM SAS 12Gbps 400GB enterprise SSDs.  Our charts will display how the HGST SSD800MM scales as it is tested on its own, as well as in RAID 0 at X2, X4 and X8 combinations.  We can validate right off …

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