VIA Launches World’s Fastest USB 3.0 to SATA Controller

VIA VL700 01 VIA Launches Worlds Fastest USB 3.0 to SATA Controller
VL700 USB 3.0-SATA Controller

VIA Technologies has unveiled the VL700 USB 3.0-SATA Controller, claiming it to be the world’s fastest USB 3.0 to SATA Controller.

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VIA VL700 01 VIA Launches Worlds Fastest USB 3.0 to SATA Controller
VL700 USB 3.0-SATA Controller

VIA Technologies has unveiled the VL700 USB 3.0-SATA Controller, claiming it to be the world’s fastest USB 3.0 to SATA Controller.

VIA VL700 02 VIA Launches Worlds Fastest USB 3.0 to SATA Controller

The single chip solution allows SATA HDDs, SSDs and optical drives to
be connected via USB 3.0 and boasts data transfer rates of up to 5Gbps,
permitting vast amounts of data stored on SATA devices to be
transferred to a PC at blazing speeds. The VL700 is fully compatible
with all SATA 3Gbps and 1.5Gbps drives and supports Native Command
Queuing (NCQ)*. Interested parties can view a demo of the new VIA VL700
USB 3.0-SATA Controller at CES 2010.

“As the storage capacity of hard drives increases, the need for better
data transfer technology arises,” said Richard Brown, Vice President of
Marketing, VIA Technologies. “SuperSpeed USB offers a big leap forward
in transfer speeds and the VIA VL700 gives PC users a way to apply this
performance advantage to their existing SATA storage devices.”

* HDDs/SSDs internally optimize the order in which receive read and write commands are executed

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