Tag Archives: SSD Controller

Silicon Motion Announces Updated SM2246EN SSD Controller Supporting 3D NAND — CES 2016 Update

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, a world-leading provider of NAND flash controllers for solid-state drives (SSDs), is announcing that its widely-adopted SM2246EN controller has been updated to support commercial 3D NAND.  This represents the world’s first turnkey merchant SSD controller that supports 3D NAND from multiple vendors.  The enhanced SM246EN will further drive the adoption of the most price-competitive high-performance SSDs …

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JMicron Announces JMF60F DRAM-less SATA III SSD Controller — Most Cost-Effective Controller On The Market

JMicron Technology Corp., an industry-leading producer of PCIe and SATA SSD controllers, is announcing the most cost-effective SATA III SSD controller on the market today.  The JMF60F is designed as a hard-disk drive (HDD) replacement for computing devices and embedded applications, and replaces the popular JMF608 that was introduced in 2013. The JMF60F utilizes innovative and flexible technology, and is …

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Marvell’s New 88NV1120 Pictures Display Ultra Small Controller – Storage Visions 2015 Update

This afternoon at Storage Visions, we had the fortune of bumping into our close friend Mike Chen, Marvell SSD and Strategic Marketing Director, who had a bit of a surprise in store.  Some might remember Marvell’s announcement of their new 88NV1120 and 88NV1140 controllers back in December, but we don’t think anyone could have imagined a controller this small. Contained …

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Sage Microelectronics Emerges From Stealth Mode With SSD Controller IC Supporting Capacities Up To 5TB

A new data storage device company concentrating its efforts on solid-state drive (SSD) technology has revealed itself by offering a new SSD controller IC that supports SSDs with densities up to 5 Terabytes (5TB). The new company, Sage Microelectronics, is already volume-shipping 2.5TB SSDs produced on a single standard 2.5” form factor PCB. Sage Micro’s S681 (currently in mass production) …

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Top SSD Picks for Fall 2014

Summer has come and gone, and over the past few months, there have been quite a few SSDs released into the market, and the question of, “Which SSD should I buy?” seems to still come up a lot around forums. Usually, there are some predetermined recommended favorite in each. Today we feel we should provide our own answer to the …

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Marvell Announces 88SS1074 SATA 6Gb/s SSD Controller Supporting 15nm TLC NAND Flash

Marvell Technology Group, Ltd., a leading producer of NAND flash controllers and other semiconductor devices, is announcing its 5th generation of SATA 6Gb/s solid-state drive (SSD) controllers.  Marvell’s 88SS1074 SATA SSD controller features Marvell’s 3rd generation NANDEdgeTMerror correction, and low-density parity check (LPDC) technology, and embraces the use of 15nm triple-level cell (TLC) NAND flash memory in either consumer or …

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What Role Do SSD Components Play – Learning To Run With Flash

Today’s consumer is a much smarter breed than we all were yesterday.  The simple fact that SSDs are faster, totally silent, create less heat, are significantly more impact resistant and provide longer laptop battery life than the hard drive, just isn’t enough.  Today’s consumer wants to know how this is possible and why. Our introductory two articles in the ‘Learning …

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Marvell Announces New SSD-class eMMC Controller For Mobile Storage

Marvell, a global provider of integrated silicon devices, is announcing launch of its new industry-leading SSD-class eMMC NAND flash controller geared to the mobile storage market.  The new 88NV1088 5.0 NAND flash controller supports HS400 high transfer speeds, while also offering a high capacity point, ultra-high performance and high reliability.  The 88NV1088 5.0 also features low latency and efficient power …

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