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Phison Announces PS5007-E7, PCIe Gen3x4 SSD controller with NVMe Specification

Flash Memory Summit, Santa Clara (August 11, 2015) – 

Today Phison Electronics Corporation (8299.TW) announced its availability of the company’s first ultra-high speed Gen3x4 NVMe SSD controller, the PS5007-E7. With 8-channel transfer speeds and 64CE support capable of up to 4TB capacity, PS5007-E7 is not only the best solution for the gaming and high-end PC markets, but also a perfect choice for enterprise servers and data center applications. The Phison PS5007-E7 will be begin shipping on October of 2015.

PS5007-E7 supports 1Znm SLC/MLC/TLC as well as the latest 3D NAND. Working with 1Z MLC, PS5007-E7 delivers speeds over 2600 MB/s sequential read and over 1300 MB/s sequential write, with random 4K up to 350,000 IOPS read and 250,000 IOPS write performance. The controller supports up to 2 Terabytes today and will expand to 4 Terabytes in the coming future. PS5007-E7 also supports NVMe L1 sub-state with less than 5mW in L1.2 low power mode, a key requirement for next generation notebook.

Phison is the first Taiwanese design-house to release a PCIe Gen3x4 NVMe controller to production.  Phison also develops hardware and firmware technology to elevate SSD performance and endurance. PS5007-E7 is built with end-to-end data path protection circuits and a SmartECCTM engine to ensure data integrity in high speed transfer. Utilizing firmware algorithms such as SmartFlushTM and an optional P-fail circuitry to prevent in-flight data loss from sudden power interruptions, as well as advanced security features compliant with TCG Opal 2.0 and TCG Enterprise standards driven with a 256bit AES engine.

Key features of PS5007-E7:

l   PCIe Gen3x4 4GB/s bandwidth

l   Compliant with PCIe Gen1(2.5Gbps), Gen2(5Gbps), Gen3(8Gbps)

l   Compliant with NVMe 1.2 Standard

l   28nm process

l   1Z SLC/MLC/TLC and 3D NAND support

l   Up to 2Terabytes capacity (up to 4Terabytes in the future)

l   Supports Error Correction Code with 120bits/2KB BCH

l   Ultra high performance

-  Sequential read: up to 2600 MB/s

-  Sequential write: up to 1300MB/s

-  4K Random readup to 350,000 IOPS

-  4K Random write: up to 250,000 IOPS

l   S.M.A.R.T support, with additional Phison PCIe SSD ToolBox features

l   Advanced technology

-  End-to-end data path protection

-  SmartECC™ RAID data protection

-  AES-256, TCG OPAL 2.0, TCG enterprise compliant (PS5007-A7 derivative)

-  P-fail protection with additional SmartFlush™ technology

-  Advanced read disturb management with SmartRefresh™ technology

-  Advanced global wear-leveling

Phison will present the latest PS5007-E7 PCIe solutions at the Flash Memory Summit from Aug 11-13, 2015. 

About Phison Electronics: 
Phison Electronics Corporation was established in November 2000 at Hsinchu, Taiwan. Started with the world’s first single-chip USB flash drive IC, Phison is now a market leader in NAND Flash controllers and applications including USB, SD, eMMC, PATA, SATA, and PCIe. In 2010, the company shipped over 500 million controllers worldwide and topped 1 billion US dollars in sales revenue. A NAND flash total solution provider, Phison also offers system and OEM services for major retail brand names. As used in this release, the terms “company” and “Phison” refer to Phison Electronics Corporation.  For more information, visit

About Phison

Phison Electronics Corp. (TPEX:8299) is a global leader in NAND Flash controller IC and storage solutions. We provide a variety of services from controller design, system integration, IP licensing to total turnkey solutions, covering applications across SSD (PCIe/SATA/PATA), eMMC, UFS, SD and USB interfaces, reaching out to consumer, industrial and enterprise markets. As an active member of industry associations, Phison is on the Board of Directors for SDA, ONFI, UFSA and a contributor for JEDEC, PCI-SIG, MIPI, NVMe and IEEE-SA.


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