Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,407 Reviews & Articles | 42,699 News Posts
TRENDING NOW: NVIDIA preparing GeForce GTX 980 Ti with 6GB VRAM, faster than Titan X

The State of Solid State in 2011 - Toshiba

Marvell, SandForce, Intel, Toshiba and Indilinx are ready for 2011 with high-speed SSDs running at speeds of up to 550MB/s.

By: | Editorials in Storage | Posted: Jan 18, 2011 3:36 pm





Toshiba? Yes! Toshiba....Welcome to left field with this one. The biggest surprise for me at CES 2011 came from Toshiba who demoed an enterprise drive using low cost 32nm eMLC. The new drive will be offered in 100, 200 and 400GB capacities. This is another SAS enterprise drive, but Toshiba has a strong consumer controller line.


The biggest benefit for Toshiba's consumer products is their garbage collection, some of the best we've seen to date. If Toshiba were to get serious about making a high speed, market leading consumer SSD, they could do so by retooling their enterprise drive.




We spoke with Toshiba about this, but the enterprise VP wasn't having anything to do with it. We'll be keeping an eye on Toshiba in 2011, but don't hold your breath for a consumer drive based on this controller that can deliver over 90K IOPS and 510MB/s read. Pitty...


Click the banner below to learn more about SanDisk SSDs:

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Storage content at our Storage reviews, guides and articles index page.

Do you get our RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this content? Post a comment below!

Latest News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases