Items tagged with SATA DEVSLP

There are plenty of announcements rolling in from the Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco this week, and one of them concerns SanDisk’s new proposed SATA standard called SATA DEVSLP. Simply put, SATA DEVSLP is designed to enable SSDs to consume less power while still ensuring excellent performance. According to SanDisk, current SSDs support low 50mW power consumption, but with the new standard in place, the company asserts that the low power state could drop to 5mW. This would be accomplished by keeping the drives in a low power state most of the time. The target here is mobile computing, of course; reducing the power demands of a mobile device’s components preserves the life... Read more...