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3D QLC Yields Much Lower Than Predicted

3D QLC Yields  Reportedly Holding Back Mass Market Launch As a silicon product, NAND faces the same challenges processors face in terms of shrinking lithographies. In order ...

October 15, 2018 at 9:38 am by
Micron Claims Chinese Startup Has Stolen Memory Secrets

Micron Expanding Fabs and Facilities in Virginia

Micron Will Invest $3 Billion Into Virginia Over the past decade, we have seen an impressive uptake for DRAM and NAND memory products. To keep up with demand, all major ...

September 12, 2018 at 8:27 am by

IMFT 3D QLC Yields Lower Than Expected

Intel and Micron Struggling With 3D QLC Yields With the rise of QLC in recent years, NAND is expected to grow cheaper than ever. Along with the developments in 3D NAND, SSD ...

September 4, 2018 at 8:28 am by
NAND Prices Fall and DRAM Prices Projected to Climb Further

NAND Prices Fall and DRAM Prices Projected to Climb Further

Ups and Downs of NAND and DRAM One thing that is reliably certain in the PC market, is that memory and storage prices can vary greatly from period to period. As it currently ...

June 26, 2018 at 9:11 pm by
Samsung NAND Production Disruptions Could Drive Prices Up

Samsung NAND Production Disruptions Could Drive Prices Up

Power Outage Causes Production Disruption As any PC system builder knows, the market volatility of NAND and other memory products means that prices can widely swing up or down ...

March 15, 2018 at 2:43 pm by
China Looks Into Possible NAND and DRAM Price-Fixing by Suppliers

China Looks Into Possible NAND and DRAM Price-Fixing by Suppliers

China’s National Development and Reform Commission’s Pricing Supervision Department is looking into the possibility of NAND price fixing according to the China Daily. The ...

December 28, 2017 at 4:31 pm by

Ransomware Costs Toshiba 400,000TB of SSD Storage

Ransomware attacks forced Toshiba to cease NAND flash memory production, costing the business the equivalent of 400,000TB in SSD storage. In fact, Toshiba downed tools for up ...

October 16, 2017 at 4:47 pm by

Toshiba Memory Continues Investment Into Fab 6

After a troubled year, Toshiba will be selling off their memory business. According to the latest details from the sale, the Japanese conglomerate will be keeping about 40% ...

October 15, 2017 at 9:43 am by

Toshiba Sells Majority Stake In Toshiba Memory for $18 Billion

After a long journey, Toshiba has found a buyer for their memory fabs. Earlier in the month, the Japanese conglomerate turned down a Western Digital offer. The company chose ...

September 29, 2017 at 8:07 am by
Western Digital 96 layer 3D NAND

Western Digital Releases 3D QLC NAND

Western Digital is a traditional hard disk drive manufacturer. That changed with the SanDisk purchase last year. Along with the sizable flash memory business, WD also picked ...

August 8, 2017 at 8:38 am by
Toshiba Packs 512GB on BG3 M.2 2230 NVMe SSD

Toshiba Packs 512GB on BG3 M.2 2230 NVMe SSD

Answering the demand for more compact client drives, Toshiba is announcing the release of the Toshiba BG3. It uses a 2230 form factor meaning it measures 22mm wide and is only ...

August 7, 2017 at 3:52 pm by

DRAM and NAND Supplies to Remain Low During Q3

If you’re in the market for RAM or an SSD in the coming months, prepare to pay. Memory chips are set to be in short supply during the third quarter of 2017, according to ...

August 4, 2017 at 4:18 pm by

Toshiba Unveils 3D NAND TR200 SSDs

Toshiba is releasing its first retail 3D NAND SATA solid state drives. In fact, the TR200 SSDs use the company’s proprietary 64-layer BiCS3 3D TLC NAND. Consequently, the ...

July 27, 2017 at 4:41 pm by

Researchers Develop New Method to Boost SSD Speeds

Over the past 2 years, the SSD industry has been undergoing a transformation to remove the interface bottleneck. Moving past legacy ACHI in SATA3, NVMe is now the gold ...

July 15, 2017 at 10:29 pm by

NAND and DRAM Shortages Expected to Bite Till 2018

Over the past couple of months, DRAM and NAND prices have started to inch their way up. The price increases are caused by higher than expected demand for flash memory. Simply ...

June 27, 2017 at 7:25 am by


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