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FADU Launches Industry Leading SSD Solutions Powered By SiFive RISC-V Core IP

By August 7, 2018May 12th, 2021No Comments

SiFive, the leading provider of commercial RISC-V processor IP, and FADU, a fabless company developing solutions and systems for the memory and storage market, today announced the availability of FADU’s Annapurna SSD Controller and FADU Bravo Series Enterprise SSD, powered by SiFive’s industry leading 64-bit, E51 multicore RISC-V Core IP.
The FADU Annapurna SSD controller is the world’s first RISC-V based SSD Controller and provides the highest throughput (3.5GB) and IOPS (800K) among its peers, while consuming less than 1.8W active power. Powered by FADU Annapurna, the FADU Bravo SSD is the first 7mm low-power U.2 supporting dual port and offers 3-4X IOPS / watt greater efficiency, 30% lower power, and the most consistent latency QoS in its class. Despite consuming only 6-8W of active power, FADU Bravo easily outperforms competing solutions at 25W, due to its innovative design, advanced flash memory controller, and use of SiFive’s high-performance 64-bit embedded RISC-V Core IP.
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