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

Name Based in Status Manufactures
NVMe Controllers
Manufactures
SATA Controllers
Manufactures
CF & SD Controllers
Fusion-io[1]
Acquired by SanDisk then Western Digital
United States Captive Yes Yes Yes
Greenliant Systems[2] United States Independent No Yes Yes
Hyperstone[3] Germany Independent No Yes Yes
Indilinx[4]
Acquired by Toshiba then Kioxia
South Korea Captive Yes Yes No
Intel[5] United States Captive Yes Yes No
IntelliProp[6] United States Independent Yes Yes No
InnoGrit[7] China Independent Yes Yes Yes
JMicron, spun off into Maxiotek[8][9] Taiwan Independent Yes Yes Yes
Marvell[10] United States Independent Yes Yes No
Maxio[11] China Independent Yes Yes No
Novachips[12] South Korea Independent Yes Yes No
Phison[13] Taiwan Independent Yes Yes Yes
Realtek[14][15][16] Taiwan Independent Yes Yes
Samsung[17] South Korea Captive Yes Yes No
SandForce[18]
Acquired by Seagate Technology
United States Captive Yes Yes No
Silicon Motion[19] Taiwan Independent Yes Yes Yes
Starblaze[20] China Independent Yes No No
sTec[21]
Acquired by HGST then Western Digital
United States Captive Yes Yes No
Kioxia[22]
Spun off from Toshiba
Japan Captive Yes Yes Yes
VIA Technologies[23] Taiwan Captive Yes Yes No
FADU[24] South Korea Captive Yes No No
Kraftway[25] Russia Independent Yes No No
DSOL Russia Independent No Yes No

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

Largest NAND flash memory manufacturers

The following are the largest NAND flash memory manufacturers, as of the first quarter of 2019.[26]

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

See also

References

  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". Archived from the original on 2012-04-13. Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  5. ^ "Intel Controller Products". Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  6. ^ "IntelliProp Design IP Cores". Retrieved 2020-07-05.
  7. ^ "InnoGrit Controller Products". Retrieved 2020-04-09.
  8. ^ "JMicron Controller Products". Archived from the original on 2012-04-17. Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  9. ^ "Maxiotek's website". Retrieved 2020-07-05.
  10. ^ "Marvell Controller Products". Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  11. ^ "Maxio Controller Products". Retrieved 2020-04-18.
  12. ^ "Novachips Controller Products". Retrieved 2009-07-30.
  13. ^ "Phison Controller Products". Archived from the original on 2012-06-11. Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  14. ^ "Realtek official site in English". Retrieved 2018-11-07.
  15. ^ 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.
  16. ^ Paul Lilly (June 26, 2018). "Realtek is building a high-end SSD controller for ultra-fast NVMe drives". PC Gamer. Retrieved 2018-11-07.
  17. ^ "Samsung Controller Products". Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  18. ^ "SandForce Controller Products". Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  19. ^ "SMI". Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  20. ^ "Starblaze Controller Products". Retrieved 2020-04-14.
  21. ^ "STEC Controller Products". Archived from the original on 2007-08-26. Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  22. ^ "Toshiba Controller Products". Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  23. ^ "VIA Technologies SSD Controllers". Retrieved 2018-11-20.
  24. ^ "FADU SSD Controller and Products". Retrieved 2020-01-21.
  25. ^ "Russia's Elbrus Development: A Homebrew SSD Controller". tomshardware. Retrieved 9 March 2021.
  26. ^ "NAND Flash manufacturers' market share 2019". Statista. Retrieved 3 July 2019.