JMicron is getting ready to ship its new JMF670H controller to its customers and we also have reference design samples in for testing, but in its suite at Computex JMicron shed light to its plans for future controllers. We stopped by JMicron last year as well and the plans have since changed a bit. JMicron is already working on the successor of the JMF670H, which will simply be called JMF680. That's still a SATA 6Gbps design, but it will bring support for TLC NAND thanks to what JMicron calls 'advanced ECC'. JMicron is confident that its ECC implementation will be competitive against the LDPC engines that its competitors have and ultimately I believe that LDPC is more of a marketing gimmick at this point because...
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