Storing all consumer data on SSDs is costly and using the hybrid approach of manually combining an HDD and SSD doesn’t offer a true solution for achieving consistent performance acceleration in applications like gaming, video and rich media or I/O intensive programs.
Marvell HyperDuo solves this dilemma. A breakthrough embedded technology for 6Gb/s SATA controllers, HyperDuo is configured with at least 1 hard disk drive (HDD) and up to 3 solid state drives (SSD). By embedding automated tiering technology into the chipset that goes into the world’s leading motherboards, home network attached storage (NAS), set-top boxes and desktop HBAs, HyperDuo achieves immediate performance value from day one. The technology uses intelligent algorithms to automatically migrate hot data to SSDs, while enabling all data to be safely stored on larger capacity SATA HDDs. Thus HyperDuo enables near-SSD performance at HDD capacities.
Figure 1: Marvell HyperDuo avoids compromise, delivering low cost, high storage capacity and blazing performance.
HyperDuo is a value-add technology available on the 88SE9230, 88SE9220, and 88SE9130 controllers.