Sunday, April 23, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Questions Remain About The Fate Of Toshiba's HDD and SSD Business
SK Hynix Develops First 8Gb GDDR6
Call of Duty Game Returns to WWII
Twitch to Sell Video Games
Apple May Invest in Boeing Satellite Broadband Project
Chrome's Rumored Ad-blocker May Not Be Exactly an Ad-blocker
GM To Launch Electric Cars in China by 2020
New HP Zbook Laptops Take On Apple's Mac Pro
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > Samsung...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Samsung Sampling MLC-Based Solid State Drives for Enterprise Storage


Samsung has developed and started sampling 100, 200 and 400 gigabyte (GB) multi-level-cell (MLC) solid state drives (SSDs) for use as the primary storage in enterprise storage systems.

"While Samsung is already well situated in the SSD market for enterprise servers with high-performance SSDs using single-level-cell (SLC) NAND flash memory, we are now expanding our line-up to include high-density SSDs using MLC NAND flash memory," said Byungse So, senior vice president, memory product planning & application engineering team, Samsung Electronics.

Samsung?s new MLC-based SSDs are employing 30-nanometer-class MLC NAND flash chips with a Toggle DDR interface and a controller that uses a 3Gb/s (gigabits per second) SATA interface. Ssmaunf claims that the new MLC-based SSDs closely approach or even exceed some of the SLC NAND-based SSDs now in the marketplace.

The new drives can process random read commands at 43,000 input/outputs per second (IOPS) and random writes at 11,000 IOPS. This compares to a 15K RPM HDD which has an IOPS rate of 350, amounting to a 120X gain in random IOPS read performance and a 30X gain in random IOPS write performance.

In terms of power consumption, the new enterprise SSDs have a 150 times higher IOPS/Watt rate compared to 15K RPM HDDs, making them able to process 150 times more data while consuming the same amount of energy.

In addition, the new Samsung SSDs feature an 'end-to-end data protection' function with advanced data encryption algorithm to assure reliability and security for the drive.

With the new SSDs, Samsung widens its range of SSD densities for server and storage applications to include 2.5 inch 50, 60, 100 and 120GB SSDs using SLC NAND flash memory, and 2.5 inch 100, 200 and 400GB SSDs using MLC NAND flash memory. Samsung also now has 3.5 inch SLC-based SSDs in 100 and 200GB densities.

Starting next month, Samsung will begin mass producing its new MLC-based enterprise drives.

According to Gartner, shipments of SSDs for servers and enterprise storage systems will increase to 6.3 million units in 2014 from 324K units in 2009. In revenue, the SSD enterprise market is expected to grow more than seven times from US$485 million to US$3.6 billion during the same period.



Previous
Next
Elpida Begins Sample Shipments of 30nm Process 4-Gigabyte DDR3 SO-DIMM        All News        Qualcomm Sells 700 MHz Spectrum Licenses
Elpida Begins Sample Shipments of 30nm Process 4-Gigabyte DDR3 SO-DIMM     PC Parts News      New Standard Delivers Battery Friendly Control for Human Interface Devices

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Are Launching With Google Play
Samsung To Patch Galaxy S8 Display Issue
Galaxy S8 Materials Costs More Than Any Previous Versions, Teardown Reveals
Analyst Sees An Upcoming Galaxy Note8 With A Bigger Screen, Dual Cameras
Samsung To Start Producing Faster, 2nd Generation 10nm Chips By The End Of the Year
Samsung Galaxy Book 2-in-1 Available Next Month Starting $630
Samsung Says Galaxy S8's 'red-tinted' Display Is Not A Defect
Samsung's DRAM Roadmap
SSDs and RAM Prices To Crash in 2019
Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders Surpass S7's
Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X Series Could Help Intel maintain Its Lead in Server Storage Market
Samsung Releases Gear S3 Value Pack Update

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .