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Swissbit launches miniaturized PCIe M.2 BGA SSD

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Renowned independent European manufacturer of embedded Internet of Things (IoT) and storage solutions, Swissbit recently launched a miniaturized PCIe M.2 BGA SSD. This is a highly reliable SSS developed for use by ultra-small industrial applications. 

This chip device, known as EN-20, features a 4x PCIe interface and uses a low power single component SSD with a BGA size of just 3.2cm2  and an industrial-grade 3D NAND. In dimension, the chip measures 16 x 20mm with a 0.8mm pitch. It follows standard PCB routing guidelines. 

It is a high-speed performing device for ultra-small industrial applications like medical systems, factory automation, routers and switches, medical systems, and cloud computing.

The Swissbit EN-20 SSD has a 480 GB capacity. It supports -40°C to 85°C temperature range with and is connected to high-grade Flash chips. These are sophisticated firmware PCIe controllers that back high-resource consuming applications. 

With a PCIe 4 lane interface, this chip is compatible with single-lane systems or dual lane systems and it works in accordance with the most recent PCIe specification – the PCIe 3.1 specification. 

For read and write, it performs above 145,000 / 130,000 IOPS with a high 770 MB/s bandwidth for serial write and 1600 MB/s for serial read. Furthermore, the Swissbit EN-20 Chip is about capable of doubling SATA SSDs bandwidth. 

Despite its high-performance capability, the chop consumes very low power. Swissbit utilizes an HMB (Host Memory Buffer) instead of using a local DRAM cache. This HMB maintains the flash translation table using the system DRAM memory. 

For security, the chip is AES 256 encrypted with End-to-End Data Path Protection (ETEP). Also, it maintains data upon irregular power interruptions with a full-page fail recovery using LDPC error correction. 

Key industrial customers have already stated their interest in the Swissbit EN-20 and the upcoming Swissbit G-2” CFexpress™ cards will be powered by it. 


John Raymond
John Raymond
John Raymond is a cybersecurity content writer, with over 5 years of experience in the technology industry. He is passionate about staying up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in the field of cybersecurity, and is an avid researcher and writer. He has written numerous articles on topics of cybersecurity, privacy, and digital security, and is committed to providing valuable and helpful information to the public.


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