Tag Archives: SSD Controller

Silicon Motion Announces New SM2246EN SATA 6 Gb/s SSD Controller — High-Performance And Low-Power Hardware And Firmware Solution

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, a world leader in design and production of NAND Flash controllers for solid-state storage devices, is announcing its new SM2246EN SSD controller for client solid-state drives (SSDs) and NAND-cache SSD products.  Sampling is underway of the ultra high-performance and low power consumption SM2246EN SATA revision 3.1 (6 Gb/s) SSD controller. Independent testing results confirm that the …

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ADATA XPG SX900 256GB SATA 3 SSD Review – Expanded Capacity and SandForce Driven Speed

Back In February, we published an article with respect to LSI SandForce releasing code that would enable the production of ‘SandForce Driven’ SSDs with increased capacity, a whopping 7% additional capacity in fact. In other words, the consumer would see LSI SandForce performance in 64, 128, 256 and 512GB drives vice the standard SF capacities of 60, 120, 240 and …

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SandForce Announces The SF-2481 Cloud Computing Processor

SandForce has announced today an enterprise class variant of their SSD Processors. The SF-2481 is the first SSD Processor optimized for cloud computing environments. Utilizing MLC NAND, the new line of controllers is aimed at creating high performing, high capacity devices with extremely high data protection capabilities. The challenge for cloud based storage is that it requires several key factors …

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The SSD Processor

In 2008, a SSD controller manufacturer named JMicron released their new and amazing SSD controller to manufacturers for inclusion in their solid state drives.  SSD companies received mass shipments, blindly incorporated them into their SSDs and got them out to millions of consumers worldwide.  This controller wreaked havoc on the growth of solid state drives as it did the reputation of …

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