Biwin Announces Worlds First 10-Channel SATA III SSDs “ Enterprise Class NuvoDrive NX
25% More Channel Bandwidth than 8-Channel SSDs, Offered in 80GB, 160GB and 300GB Capacities
SAN JOSE, Calif. “ May 30, 2012 “ Biwin, an industry leader in flash storage products, today announced the worlds first 10-channel 2.5-inch SATA III (6 Gbits/sec) SSD, the enterprise class NuvoDrive NX, offered in 80GB, 160GB and 300GB capacities.
Virtually all current SATA III SSDs have 4- or 8-channel controllers. The NuvoDrive NXs is based on an advanced new 10-channel controller that alleviates the issue of flash bandwidth on the SATA III bus for high speed sequential transfers. The 10-channel controller also, for the first time, makes popular 80GB, 160GB and 300GB capacities available in a SATA III SSD.
NuvoDrive NX features a large 256MB DRAM cache to dramatically accelerate random write performance. NuvoDrive NX will deliver up to 80,000 4K random write IOPS for both compressible and incompressible data types. It supports sequential read and write speeds upwards of 500 MB/sec.
NuvoDrive NX SSDs are equipped with all the latest endurance, reliability and security features including: BCH ECC built in, global wear leveling, AES 128 and 256 encryption, native TRIM support, and support for SMART commands. NuvoDrive NX is sampling now to OEMs, and will be in mass production in Q3. Biwin will showcase a working demo system with the NuvoDrive NX at Computex Taipei, June 5-9 in Nangang Hall booth # J1218.