Indilinx Jet Stream SATA 6Gbps controller delayed

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Ahw  ! I was hoping for a release this year. The next big thing in SSD development is obviously a leap towards SATA 6GBPs.

The 16-channel Indilinx's Jet Stream IC should have been the first to arrive on the market Q2 2010, yet now faces a significant delay. The product has been pushed back to 2011, possibly even late 2011. Instead, the company will release the 8-channel Barefoot 2 controller by the end of this year.   Barefoot 2 will be an 8 channel controller with a maximum capacity of .

The move to push Jet Stream back seems to have a lot to do with Intel's lack of support for native ICH SATA 6G . With Intel out of the 6Gbps game now Indilinx doesn

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