- Created on 06 June 2012
25% More Channel Bandwidth than 8-Channel SSDs, Offered in 80GB, 160GB and 300GB Capacities
Biwin, an industry leader in flash storage products, today announced the world’s first 10-channel 2.5-inch SATA III (6 Gbits/sec) SSD, the enterprise class NuvoDrive™ NX, offered in 80GB, 160GB and 300GB capacities.
Virtually all current SATA III SSDs have 4- or 8-channel controllers. The NuvoDrive NX’s is based on an advanced new 10-channel controller that alleviates the issue of flash bandwidth on the SATA III bus for high speed sequential transfers. The 10-channel controller also, for the first time, makes popular 80GB, 160GB and 300GB capacities available in a SATA III SSD.
NuvoDrive NX features a large 256MB DRAM cache to dramatically accelerate random write performance. NuvoDrive NX will deliver up to 80,000 4K random write IOPS for both compressible and incompressible data types. It supports sequential read and write speeds upwards of 500 MB/sec.
NuvoDrive NX SSDs are equipped with all the latest endurance, reliability and security features including: BCH ECC built in, global wear leveling, AES 128 and 256 encryption, native TRIM support, and support for SMART commands. NuvoDrive NX is sampling now to OEMs, and will be in mass production in Q3. Biwin will showcase a working demo system with the NuvoDrive NX at Computex Taipei, June 5-9 in Nangang Hall booth # J1218.
“The Biwin NuvoDrive NX offers superior write speed compared to existing SATA III SSDs. Its advantage increases in small block random writes. And it beats competing SSDs hands down in 4K random write operations for incompressible data. Technology innovations like the 10-channel controller architecture and beefy DRAM cache make this performance possible. ”
- Joe James, Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Biwin America
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Founded in 1995, Biwin is a global leader in flash storage products for enterprise, embedded and client computing. The company has shipped over 100 million flash products to date. Learn more about Biwin at www.biwinamerica.com