ATP Unveils N600S-Series Industrial SSDs w/ MCU-Based Power Loss Protectionby Anton Shilov on February 19, 2020 1:30 PM EST
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ATP has revealed its new N600S-series SSDs for industrial and commercial applications. The industrial-grade SSDs are designed to offer high performance and write endurance while also offering extreme physical endurance, as well as extensive power loss protection (PLP) technology for electrical endurance.
ATP’s N600S-series drives are based on an NVMe 1.3 controller with eight NAND channels that supports Low-Density Parity-Check (LDPC) ECC with a 2 KB codeword, end-to-end data protection, and programmable RAID engine. The drives are set to be available in 120 GB, 240 GB, 480 GB, 960 GB, and 1920 GB configurations and offer sequential read/write performance of up to 3,420/3,050 MB/s, which would make them among the fastest M.2-2280 SSDs for embedded applications with a PCIe 3.0 x4 interface.
ATP plans to offer its N600S drives in in two versions: the N600Sc for commercial temperatures (0ºC - 70ºC) as well as the N600Si for industrial temperatures (-40ºC - 85ºC).
One of the key features of ATP’s N600Sc and N600Si SSDs is the company’s 4th Generation power loss protection (PLP) technology, which the company calls PowerProtector 4. The technology relies on a special microcontroller unit (MCU) that enables protection not only against power loss, but also against excessive input power noise, power-up inrush current, and input over-voltage, which is something that may happen in rough environments. The MCU can be further customized as well, so the PLP feature can be tailored towards particular customers and a particular applications.
UPDATE 3/4: Adding detailed specifications of the SSDs.
|ATP's N600S-Series SSDs|
|Capacity||120 GB||240 GB||480 GB||960 GB||1920 GB|
8 NAND channels
LDPC w/ 2KB keyword
|NAND Flash||3D TLC NAND|
|Form-Factor, Interface, Protocol||M.2-2280, PCIe 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.3|
|Sequential Read||1835 MB/s||3390 MB/s||3410 MB/s||3420 MB/s||3420 MB/s|
|Sequential Write||545 MB/s||1140 MB/s||2350 MB/s||3050 MB/s||3050 MB/s|
|Random Read IOPS||108.8K||198K||206.3K||222.7K||225.2K|
|Random Write IOPS||117K||138K||165.5K||176.6K||179.2K|
|DRAM Buffer||Yes, capacity unknown|
|TCG Opal Encryption||TCG Opal 2.0|
|Power Consumption||Sleep: 1 W
Operation: 6 W
|Operating Temperature||Commercial: 0°C (32°F) ~ 70°C (158°F)
Industrial: -40°C (-40°F) ~ 85°C (185°F)
|Humidity (operating)||8% to 95%, noncondensing|
|Shock (non-operating)||Half sine 1500G/0.5ms|
|Vibration (non-operating)||Sine 16.4G, 10~2000Hz|
|TBW||320 TB||640 TB||1280 TB||2560 TB||5,120 TB|
ATP did not announce MSRPs of its N600S-series SSDs, but since the company plans to offer different versions of the drives with ability to tailor them, prices will vary.
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shabby - Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - link3gb/sec write on 120gb drive? 🤔🤔🤔
Tomatotech - Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - linkIt’s so the salesman can slap the top of the array and say ‘our bad boy so fast it can read a full drive in 40 seconds!’
willis936 - Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - link“You can reliably delete every file in under one minute!”
tygrus - Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - link100 MB/s is also upto 3000 MB/s across the range. Too early, so we must wait and see.
Valantar - Thursday, February 20, 2020 - linkGiven the margins on most enterprise equipment, perhaps it's actually a 1TB drive with 90% overprovisioning?
whyaname - Thursday, February 20, 2020 - linkOverprovisioning on one part PLP on the other.
I am not an expert on the subject, but I remember to have read somewhere that PLP allows SSDs to handle writes differently and thus increases performance.
Spunjji - Thursday, February 20, 2020 - linkThis thing has the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe providing power failure protection? Sweet!