List of flash memory controller manufacturers

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This is a list of manufacturers of flash memory controllers for various flash memory devices like SSDs, USB flash drives, SD cards, and CompactFlash cards.

List[edit]

Name Based in Status Manufactures
SSD Controllers
Manufactures
CF & SD Card Controllers
Fusion-io[1]
Acquired by SanDisk then Western Digital
United States Captive Yes No
Greenliant Systems[2] United States Independent Yes Yes
Hyperstone[3] Germany Independent Yes Yes
Indilinx[4]
Acquired by Toshiba
South Korea Captive Yes No
Intel[5] United States Captive Yes No
IntelliProp[6] United States Independent Yes No
JMicron[7] Taiwan Independent Yes Yes
Marvell[8] United States Independent Yes No
Phison[9] Taiwan Independent Yes Yes
Realtek[10][11][12] Taiwan Independent Yes N/A
Samsung[13] South Korea Captive Yes No
SandForce[14]
Acquired by Seagate Technology
United States Independent Yes No
Silicon Motion[15] Taiwan Independent Yes Yes
sTec[16]
Acquired by HGST, a Western Digital company
United States Captive Yes No
Toshiba[17] Japan Captive Yes Yes
VIA Technologies[18] Taiwan Captive Yes No

Note: Independent=sells to any 3rd party; Captive=only used for their own products

Largest manufacturers[edit]

The following are the largest NAND flash memory manufacturers, as of the first quarter of 2019.[19]

  1. Samsung – 29.9%
  2. Toshiba – 20.2%
  3. Micron Technology – 16.5%
  4. Western Digital (SanDisk) – 14.9%
  5. SK Hynix – 9.5%
  6. Intel – 8.5%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fusion-io Controller Products". Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  2. ^ "Greenliant Controller Products". Retrieved 2014-08-21.
  3. ^ "Hyperstone Controller Products". Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  4. ^ "Indilinx Controller Products". Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  5. ^ "Intel Controller Products". Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  6. ^ "IntelliProp Controller Products". Retrieved 2016-04-14.
  7. ^ "JMicron Controller Products". Archived from the original on 2012-04-17. Retrieved 2012-04-16. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  8. ^ "Marvell Controller Products". Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  9. ^ "Phison Controller Products". Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  10. ^ "Realtek official site in English". Retrieved 2018-11-07.
  11. ^ Anton Shilov (June 25, 2018). "New Realtek PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe Controllers: RTS5762 & RTS5763DL up to 3.5 GB/s". AnandTech. Retrieved 2018-11-07.
  12. ^ Paul Lilly (June 26, 2018). "Realtek is building a high-end SSD controller for ultra-fast NVMe drives". PC Gamer. Retrieved 2018-11-07.
  13. ^ "Samsung Controller Products". Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  14. ^ "SandForce Controller Products". Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  15. ^ "SMI". Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  16. ^ "STEC Controller Products". Archived from the original on 2007-08-26. Retrieved 2012-04-16. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  17. ^ "Toshiba Controller Products". Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  18. ^ "VIA Technologies SSD Controllers". Retrieved 2018-11-20.
  19. ^ "NAND Flash manufacturers' market share 2019". Statista. Retrieved 3 July 2019.