Rumor: AMD Working With ASMedia on SATA Express

Subject: Storage | May 21, 2014 - 09:06 PM |
Tagged: storage, SATA Express, rumors, chipset, amd

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The new SATA Express (SATAe) and M.2 standards are hot topics in the storage world at the moment, and SATAe is one of the more interesting features of the new Intel Z97-based motherboards. Now it looks like it won't be long until AMD counters with support of its own. Well, kind of.

ASMedia is reportedly licensing their SATA Express IP to AMD for an upcoming platform. Didn't know that ASMedia already had a SATAe implementation? The ASUS Z97 Deluxe board which Morry recently reviewed uses an ASMedia controller for one of its two SATAe ports, along with one powered by the chipset.

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We can only speculate on the "next gen" platform from AMD mentioned in the report, and it will be interesting to see what kind of performance numbers might be seen from this alleged product.

Source: Digitimes
May 21, 2014 | 10:34 PM - Posted by NVIDIA FTW As always! (not verified)

Poor AMD always behind the times. Letting Intel and Nvidia do all the work. Steps in a year or 2 later.

Any wonder why they're profitable?

May 22, 2014 | 12:21 AM - Posted by JohnGR

Have you pre ordered your Titan Z yet? No? Why? Nvidia needs your money.

May 22, 2014 | 10:59 AM - Posted by NVIDIA FTW As always! (not verified)

No but I'm still rockin my sli titans on a 4930k@4.6ghz

hater.....

http://s1297.photobucket.com/user/destructo77/media/H440%20modified%20fr...

May 22, 2014 | 01:25 PM - Posted by JohnGR

Nvidia will like to thank you for your money and hopes you didn't hit the wall with your head too hard when 780ti come out.
Nvidia also will happily like to inform you that the next driver will expand your epenis by 3 millimeters(which is about 30% more compare with today's size).

May 22, 2014 | 02:10 PM - Posted by NVIDIA FTW As always! (not verified)

ahhhh haters gonna hate

I have 2 rigs btw the other is a single 780....

ahhh haten more are you?

May 22, 2014 | 04:23 PM - Posted by JohnGR

Nvidia loves you even more. Pay them and we will hate you even more. JUST PAY THEM AND ENJOY OUR HATE.

.....this is so easy it is getting boring.....

May 22, 2014 | 04:37 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

I bet you got mud flaps on your Rig, and Green teeth in your mouth!

May 22, 2014 | 09:01 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

lol how does it feel to have paid $2,000 while I paid half that a couple months later?

Titan owners got the shaft as did even the first adopters of the GTX 780 when they immediately dropped the prices another $150.

Nvidia is great at milking the market.

May 25, 2014 | 09:53 AM - Posted by AMD64 (not verified)

You poor idiot!

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