DV Hardware - bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
 
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
November 21, 2018 
Main Menu
Home
Info
News archives
Articles
Howto
Reviews
 

Who's Online
There are currently 81 people online.

 

Latest Reviews
Arctic BioniX F120 and F140 fans
Jaybird Freedom 2 wireless sport headphones
Ewin Racing Champion gaming chair
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller
 

Follow us
RSS
 

OCZ will continue to use third-party SSD controllers

Posted on Monday, February 18 2013 @ 12:45:50 CET by


OCZ logo
Speaking at a Stifel Nicolaus technology conference event earlier this month, OCZ CEO Ralph Schmitt revealed that the company will continue to rely on third-party controllers for its SSDs. Due to OCZ's limited resources, the company can only develop one controller at a time and the prime focus of OCZ's next-generation own-brand controller will be the more profitable enterprise market.
“I do not think we can ever fully cover the entire market with our own silicon, given the size of company what we are and the ability of our R&D spent. So, we will always have one controller in development at a time. The next controller we come out with, which will be later this year, will really be more enterprise focused than the controller, Barefoot 3, which came out three months ago,” said Ralph Schmitt, chief executive officer of OCZ Technology, at Stifel Nicolaus technology conference.

Usage of own controller allows OCZ to take advantage of innovative types of NAND flash memory without waiting for third-party controllers. Developing SSD firmware for own controller is also easier since OCZ knows everything about its silicon and how it should perform and with which type of memory in different situations, which gives OCZ flexibility to adapt different types of NAND flash for its drives. The latter provides the company ability to improve performance or have better business positions.
Full details at X-bit Labs.



 



 

DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2018 DM Media Group bvba