USB Stick

Visiting any of the former RAM companies these days usually results in the same result: lots of SSDs, with RAM still there in the background and maybe PSUs and some other accessories thrown in for good measure. ADATA is no exception, and like many they’re working on getting SSDs with LSI’s new SF-3700 controller out the door. From what I’ve heard, that won’t happen until June or later most likely, but performance is looking good – at least for the PCIe-based solutions. ADATA was showing maximum transfer rates of over 1800MB/s, though obviously there’s more to it than that, like random IO and worst-case response times. It appears tuning of the latter is a big part of what is holding back the launch, given...

Mushkin CES 2014: Ventura Ultra 480GB SF-2281 and Atom USB Sticks

One of the first products we saw at Mushkin’s suite is their final USB 3.0 USB stick with a SandForce SF-2281 controller. Not everyone needs ultra-high performance from a...

9 by Jarred Walton on 1/8/2014

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