There will be a new kid in town.
OCZ have announced SSDs based on their new Indilinx Everest SSD controller.
SATA 3, and the first new Indilinx based SSD since OCZ bought Indilinx.
It may also be the first SSD to use 17nm MLC NAND, so prices should be very competitive.
Indilinx Everest Platform Complete Feature-Set:
- SATA Revision 3.0 â€“ Supports 6Gbps, 3Gbps, and 1.5Gbps interface speeds
- Dual Core ARM CPU
- 1TB Maximum Capacity
- High Sequential Speeds
- High Transactional Performance - Optimized for 4K to 16K Compressed Files
- Up to 8 Channels of ONFI 2.0/Toggle 1.0 Flash at up to 200MT/s with up to 16-way Interleaving
- Advanced BCH ECC engine -over 70 bits per defined sector
- 400MHz DDR3 DRAM Cache Interface with Support for up to 512MB
- Proprietary Nduranceâ„¢ Technology
- Enhanced Power Fail Protection
- Supports up to 1xnm Node NAND Flash with 1, 2, or 3 bits per cell
- Efficient NAND Flash Management â€“ Dynamic and Static Wear-Leveling, and Background Garbage Collection
- Boot Time Reduction Optimizations â€“ Collaborative Platform Development
- NCQ Support up to 32 Queue Depth
- End-to-End Data Protection
- TRIM Support
- Numerous Over-Provisioning Options
- Industry Standard SMART Reporting