SandForce announced the SF-1000 SSD processor family, which is designed to build SSDs that deliver better performance. The SF-1000 SSD processor features SandForce’s DuraClass technology that “deliver world-class SSD reliability, performance, and power efficiency that differentiate SandForce SSD Processors from standard flash controllers”.
The SandForce SF-1000 supports both MLC and SLC flash-based SSDs. It offers a standard 3 gigabit-per-second SATA host interface connecting up to 512 gigabytes of commodity NAND flash memory. It delivers 30K IOPS (random 4K read or write transfers), and 250MB/s performance (sequential 128KB read or write transfers) with 100 micro-second latency.