ADATA on Thursday introduced its highest-performing SSD to date, featuring sequential read speeds of up to 3.5 GB/s and random read speeds of up to 390K IOPS. The enthusiast-class PCIe 3.0 x4 drive, whose formal launch had been expected for quite a while, is powered by Silicon Motion’s range-topping controller. The ADATA XPG Gammix S11 Pro is based on Silicon Motion’s SM2262EN controller, which is a seriously revamped version of the SM2262 (eight NAND channels supporting up to 800 MT/s data transfer rates, four ARM Cortex-R5 cores, NVMe 1.3, LDPC ECC, RAID engine, etc.) that operates at higher clocks and features some additional firmware-based optimizations to drive performance up. SMI officially introduced this controller in mid-2017, but the chip took a long time to see adoption...
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