Intel to allow SSD overclocking

The Intel Developer Forum 2013 will become the place where chip giant Intel will unveil a new interesting technology – SSD overclocking.

When this happens SSDs will join numerous other PC components and devices that can be overclocked such as processors, RAM, video cards, even smartphones. The actual event will take place during an Intel discussion where the chip company will talk about Ivy Bridge-E overclocking. While SSD overclocking may sound very complex in reality it is not – the clock frequency of SSD controllers can be increased and the same goes for the NAND flash memory inside.

Don’t get too excited though – SSD overclocking will likely not lead to better performance as the main limiting factor will be the popular SATA 3.0 interface. This is the reason why Intel will soon introduce SATA Express, which will significantly boost SSD performance.

The Intel Developer Forum will take place September 10-12 in San Francisco, the USA.


Source: Intel

Related posts

Topcon’s new GRS-1 for mobile GIS mapping

Topcon Positioning Systems' (TPS) new GRS-1 is a modular, all-in-one, dual-constellation mapping system that incorporates high-accuracy capabilities into a single, small hand-held device. The GRS-1 has a high-speed processor, increased memory, built-in compass and an integrated digital camera...

Plextor updates product line with M6M SSDs

Plextor updates product line with M6M SSDs

The US solid-state drive maker Plextor has added a new SSD line to its product list. The new SSDs carry the M6M brand name and come in the mSATA form factor as they are designed to be used in ultrabooks, Intel NUC computers and tablets. The Plextor M6M SSD line makes use of Toshiba MLC NAND...

VIA may release both x86 and ARM-enabled processor

VIA may release both x86 and ARM-enabled processor

VIA has never been a major player on the CPU market but despite this fact the company has had a few interesting CPU models and inventions that belong to this field. Now there is some evidence that the Taiwanese company may release a new chip that can work with both x86 and ARM instructions sets...

Leave a comment