New chip said to boost thumb drive performance up to 50%
Silicon Motion says new crystal IC should drop USB flash temps by 30%
Computerworld - the new SM3267 integrated controller Technology Monday announced it has begun shipping samples of a new USB 3.0 controller chip for flash drives that could boost performance by up to 50%.
The company said the new SM3267 integrated controller is expected to deliver up to 160MB/s read, and 60MB/s write speeds through a single channel; that would be a 30% to 50% performance improvement over today's USB 3.0 flash drive technology...
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