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Micron, who you might recognize better as the parent company of Crucial, has come up with a new line of solid state drives aimed squarely at the enterprise environment. Dubbed RealSSD P300, this new series comes out of the gates with SATA 6Gbps support -- a first ever for the enterprise market -- and up to 44,000 IOPS reads and 16,000 IOPS writes, or more than 15 times the write performance of competing SATA-based SSDs, Crucial claims. "Aside from its raw performance, the RealSSD P300 product was also designed to reach industry leading steady-state capabilities, even with the write cache disabled.... Read more...
Initially, only a couple of companies laid the foundation for storage processors when solid state drives first arrived, now we have a broad range of options to choose from. Intel, Samsung, JMicron, Indilinx, and Sandforce, all make SSD controllers, just to name a few. Today we're going to show you yet another new SSD based on a new controller from a long-time player in PC storage, Marvell. The Marvell 88SS9174-BJP2 controller at the heart of the Micron RealSSD C300 we're going to show you today, affords the drive a feature not yet offered on any competing product--SATA III support. This controller,... Read more...
Micron's no stranger to the world of flash memory, but it looks like the company is dead-set on going head-to-head with the Seagates and Western Digitals of the world. The new RealSSD C300 solid state drive is reportedly the first to deliver native SATA 6GB/s performance, which should mean that it does great in the benchmarks that are sure to come. The drive is based on 34nm MLC NAND flash and supports the high-speed ONFI 2.1 standard. It'll be available in 1.8" and 2.5" form factors, with both supporting 128GB and 256GB. Pricing has yet to be made known, but both should ship in Q1 of 2010. Rest... Read more...