Silicon Power SSD 

Released February, 2009
  • 256 GB
  • 2.5" SATA II
Silicon Motion claims that its NANDXtend technology can triple the endurance of TLC NAND, making it good for ~1,500-3000 P/E cycles depending on the quality of the NAND.
by Kristian-Vättö (Aug, 2014)
Coupled with the latest firmware and advanced controller circuit design, the company said the SSD enables stable IOPS performance under an extended period.
by Kevin-Parrish (Feb, 2013)

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Basically, hard decode is much faster than soft decode because there is less computation involved and in case the ECC engine fails to correct a bit, the RAID data recover kicks in and the data is recovered from parity.
The SM2246 was not the fastest solution in the market but it provided decent performance at an alluring price and the SM2256 is set to lower the total cost even more thanks to support for lower cost TLC NAND.

Hands-On With Silicon Motion's New SSD Controller

by Christopher Ryan |
Emphasizing low power consumption isn't just a fad.
Especially in the mobile space, where ever-smaller form factors are requiring solid-state storage, Silicon Motion's focus on power could put it in a really strong position.

Silicon Power Adds New Addition to Slim SSD Series

by Kevin Parrish |
It's also backed by a three-year warranty, and is also both anti-vibration (20G) and shockproof (1500G Max), the company said.
Weighing only 63 grams with a mere 7-mm thickness, the S50 is one of the lightest of its kind and is the ideal solution for users looking to upgrade their ultra slim notebook and desktop.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Capacity 256 GB
Interface SATA II
Interface speed 3 Gbit/s
Controller -
Memory type MLC

form factor

Form factor 2.5"
Weight 90 g
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