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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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JMicron SSD Testing With A19, L85A & L85C Memory

When we go back a few years, JMicron was one of the first in the SSD business to get the ball rolling and provide an SSD controller for SSD manufacturer use.  This controller was released to manufacturers in 2008 and was the JMF602 controller.  Companies such as  AData, G-Skill, Kingston, OCZ, Patriot, PQI, Runcore, Solidata, Supertalent and Transcend, were all …

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TCS Announces Next-Gen Proteus 2 and Galatea 2 SSDs — Larger Capacity And Improved Performance

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS), a leader in highly rugged and high-reliability soild-state drives (SSDs), is announcing availability of its new Proteus 2 and Galatea 2 SSDs.  The Proteus 2 and Galatea 2 both feature larger capacities and improved performance.  Many security and defense applications operate in very harsh environments, making the Proteus 2 and Galatea 2 ideal for those usage …

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Samsung SSD 840 Specs Revealed – TLC Memory To Equal Lifespan of Competitors MLC SSDs

Today at the Samsung 2012 Global SSD Summit in Seoul, South Korea, details were revealed regarding the consumer driven Samsung 840 Series SSD, the most interesting being the fact that this SSD will be contain Samsungs own TLC memory and over provisioning. Capacities are listed as 120, 250, and 500GB and the over provisioning is intended to increase the lifespan …

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Apple May Purchase Anobit For Proprietary SSD Technologies

A new TechCrunch report claims that Apple may be purchasing the Israeli flash controller firm Anobit for up to half a billion dollars. Founded in 2006, Anobit’s primary focus is mobile and enterprise markets. Their proprietary MSP (Memory Signal Processing) is used to circumvent the physical endurance constraints of NAND over traditional methods.  Anobits customers are mostly unknown but it …

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