Phison working on overheating fix for PCIe 5.0 SSDs with E26 controller – Computer – News

Phison is engaged on new firmware with a customized thermal throttle curve for his E26 controller. That controller makes use of PCIe 5.0 SSDs from Gigabyte and Corsair, amongst others. Evaluations confirmed that the controller can overheat and trigger issues.

Phison’s firmware staff is claimed to have already modified the PS5026-E26’s thermal throttle curve, however the corporate says to Tom’s {Hardware} desirous to validate the firmware earlier than sending the software program to clients. These clients, the SSD sellers, can then combine the firmware into their very own SSD firmware and ship the replace to customers.

Phoronix in TechPowerUp In testing the Corsair MP700-PCIe 5.0 SSD, we discovered that the SSD, which makes use of the E26 controller, after a number of minutes of intensive use with out cooling, causes file errors and even shuts down fully. The SSD will solely work once more after a reboot. The Corsair is delivered with out heatsink or cooling and Corsair recommends clients to offer cooling. Usually, such M.2 drives first throttle earlier than issues come up, however this doesn’t appear to be the case with the Corsair in the interim.

Phison emphasizes that SSDs which might be equipped with no heatsink will also be used with no heatsink. The corporate subsequently confirms that there’s an error within the firmware of the E26 controller and is subsequently engaged on the replace. The controller producer demonstrated the PCIe 5.0 controller in Might final yr. The controller ought to be capable to obtain learn and write speeds of round 12.5GB/s and 10GB/s.

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