I don't usually cover news on this blog, but this breaking story:
directly pertains to so many of my storage related blog posts, so I couldn't resist sharing.
You see, the SandForce controllers are what's inside the SSDs in all these tests I've done these past months, as I build my "zilla" systems:
Actually, it's in nearly everybody's 3rd generation SSD these days, Crucial, Corsair, OCZ, even Intel.
I've been trying the 3rd generation SSD, the 6Gbps RunCore mSATA SSD:
and I've been having great luck running 6Gbps/SATAIII for Z68 SRT RAID caching here:
Interesting that I'm still stuck waiting for CacheCade 2.0 SSD read/write caching of my LSI 9265-8i adapter:
What does this all mean? Time will tell, but it does appear this is something to keep an eye on!