SandForce® SF-2300 industrial flash controller highlights

  • Deliver industrial-grade solid state drives with flash performance optimized for intensive throughput in extreme environments
  • Create solutions designed to operate within industrial ambient temperature ranges
  • Protect critical data with TCG Opal compliant security protocols, automatic hardware encryption, and secure erase for field disposal sensitive data.
  • Ensure endurance and longevity with LSI® DuraWrite™ technology that minimizes writes to flash memory
  • Increase data reliability with enhanced ECC and LSI RAISE™ technology

LSI DuraClass™ Technology
  • LSI DuraWrite™ architecture extends the endurance of solid state drives
  • Intelligent block management and wear leveling
  • Intelligent read disturb management
  • Intelligent “recycling” for advanced free space management (garbage collection)
  • LSI RAISE™ (Redundant Array of Independent Silicon Elements)
  • Intelligent data retention optimization
  • Proven ECC protection for longest data retention and drive life
  • Power/Performance balancing
  • Thermal threshold management
  • Industrial temperature range
Host Interface
  • SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s, and 1.5 Gb/s support
  • Native command queuing (up to 32 commands)
  • SMART command transport
Max Capacity Supported 512 GB* (using 32Gb or 64Gb/die components)
Performance
  • Sequential read and write transfer: Up to 500 MB/s (@ 128 KB blocks)
  • Random read IOPS: 60,000 (@ 4 K blocks)
  • Random write IOPS: Up to 60,000 burst/20,000 sustained (@ 4 KB blocks)
  • PCMark Vantage: Up to 60,000 (HDD test suite score)
Sector Size Support 512B
Flash Memory Support
  • MLC, eMLC, and SLC
  • 19 nm, 20 nm-class, and 30 nm-class (Asynch, Toggle, ONFi2; up to 166MT/s)
Security
  • Data encryption: AES-256** & AES-128
  • TCG Opal (available option)
Reliability
  • ECC recovery: Up to 55 bits correctable per 512-byte sector (BCH)
  • Unrecoverable read errors: Less than 1 sector per 1017 bits read
  • ECC on all internal memory; full end-to-end CRC protection; RAISE
Operating Temperature Industrial: -40° C to 85° C
Package 400-pin TFBGA – 14 x 14 mm, 0.65 mm pitch, 16 byte lanes
Operating Temperature RoHS, Halogen-Free, Green

*1GB = 1 billion bytes
** Available with TCG Opal configurations. Please contact your SSD manufacturer or LSI representative for information about availability with other configurations

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