LSI SandForce unveils SHIELD error correction for flash memory

By Jesse
Aug 13, 2013
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  1. LSI SandForce has detailed the new error correction methods built into their next-generation solid state drive controller called SHIELD. At the Flash Memory Summit in Sana Clara, CA, SandForce unveiled the new technology which is intended to extend the life...

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  2. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,240   +960

    So it is basically ECC for flash...
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 7,609   +2,006

    Thats the way I was understanding it as well. But somehow I don't think PC Memory has so many different stages. Does ECC for RAM have a redundancy stage?
  4. RenGood08

    RenGood08 TS Booster Posts: 191   +13

    Hmmm. Good question. And this is for flash memory? I was thinking it was some kinda chip or processor for the computer. But it's for flash memory?
  5. RenGood08

    RenGood08 TS Booster Posts: 191   +13

    ...Scratch my last comment. hah. Read through it a bit slower. Too early.
  6. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,240   +960

    I do not think so. Not sure though.

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