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Silicon Motion Announces SM2256 — World’s First 6Gb/s SSD Controller Supporting TLC NAND

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, a world-leading designer and marketer of NAND flash controllers for solid-state storage devices, is announcing the SM2256 6Gb/s SSD controller.  The SM2256 represents the world’s first complete merchant ASIC/firmware SATA 6Gb/s controller supporting triple-level cell (TLC) 1x/1y/1znm NAND from all major NAND producers. The SM2256 features Silicon Motion’s proprietary NANDXtend technology.  This state-of-the-art error detection and …

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ADATA Announces Premier SP610 SSD With Silicon Motion Controller

ADATA Technology, a leading producer of DRAM modules and NAND Flash devices, is announcing the launch of the Premier SP610 2.5″ SATAIII (6Gb/s) solid state drive (SSD).  Featuring a Silicon Motion (SMI) controller, ADATA’s Premier SP610 consistently maintains high read and write speeds to enhance performance stability, and also utilizes advanced BCH ECC (Error Correction Code) technology.  This makes the …

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Silicon Motion SM2246EN SSD Controller Review

The importance of SSD controllers often gets overlooked in the world of SSDs.  Memory itself is front and center in the minds of most, simply because it is the most prominent component in any SSD.  Most recently, we are even seeing Apple using the term ‘flash’ in its product literature , rather than ‘SSD’.  Not only is the controller capable …

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