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Date:      Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:08:25 -0400
From:      Paul Kraus <paul@kraus-haus.org>
To:        "freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org" <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org>
Subject:   Re: FreeBS(s)D
Message-ID:  <7FAD6DAA-56F9-4F74-9E6B-A5AD310326F0@kraus-haus.org>
In-Reply-To: <alpine.BSF.2.11.1407311021520.34015@wonkity.com>
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On Jul 31, 2014, at 12:33, Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com> wrote:

> True, but I was talking about the onboard controllers on the SSDs =
themselves.  There are two common ones out there: Marvell and Sandforce.

I had not thought about that. I knew about Sandforce controllers (as a =
bunch of SSD manufactures tout that they are using them).

> Sandforce controllers show high speeds on compressible data, but seem =
to have more problems.  I have used Kingston SSDs with Sandforce =
controllers in a couple of Windows machines without problems, but not =
for myself or for any serious duration with FreeBSD.

I have not had any issues with the Kingston (Sandforce) units, and I =
have pounded on them in pre-production testing.

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Paul Kraus
paul@kraus-haus.org




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