Apr 29, 2011

SATADIMM SSD - data transfer speed increased up to 520 MB/sec

Last summer, specialists from Viking Modular Solutions - a unit of Sanmina-SCI Corporation, presented SSD SATADIMM. SATADIMM modules have SATA 3 Gbps interface and look like standard DIMM modules.

In beginning of the second quarter of this year, the company has announced the second generation SATADIMM. Structurally, the data storage devices are like DDR3memory modules with height of 25 mm and 18.75 mm (VLP). However they feature new SATA 6 Gbps and SAS interfaces for even faster data transmission rates.

New drives demonstrate performance of 60,000 IOPS on random access read/write operations. Data transfer rate is up to 520 MB / sec. For comparison - first generation SATADIMM had speed of 260 MB/sec.

Manufacturer position their knowhow solution for blade-servers, rack servers sizes 1U, storage subsystems and boards AdvancedTCA (ATCA).

source: gadgets-reviews.com


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