Today Marvell is announcing the first NVMe SSD controllers to support PCIe 5.0, and a new branding strategy for Marvell's storage controllers. The new SSD controllers are the first under the umbrella of Marvell's Bravera brand, which will also encompass HDD controllers and other storage accelerator products. The Bravera SC5 family of PCIe 5.0 SSD controllers will consist of two controller models: the 8-channel MV-SS1331 and the 16-channel MV-SS1333. Marvell Bravera SC5 SSD Controllers MV-SS1331 MV-SS1333 Host Interface PCIe 5.0 x4 (dual-port x2+x2 capable) NAND Interface 8ch, 1600 MT/s 16ch, 1600 MT/s DRAM DDR4-3200, LPDDR4x-4266 with ECC Sequential Read 14 GB/s Sequential Write 9 GB/s Random Read 2 M IOPS Random Write 1 M IOPS Max Controller Power 8.7 W 9.8 W Virtualization 16 Physical Functions, 32 Virtual Functions These new SSD controllers roughly double the performance available from PCIe 4.0 SSDs, meaning sequential read throughput hits...
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