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

Toshiba Finds Buyer For Memory Bussiness

Toshiba has been in quite a spot of trouble lately. This comes after disastrous investments in nuclear power plants and an over $1 billion USD accounting mistake. Due to the ...

June 26, 2017 at 7:44 am by

BIOSTAR Introduces New G330 Series SSD

BIOSTAR entered the SSD market with their G300 drive last fall and now the company is back with a successor and improved version called the G330. The new drive promises a 10% ...

April 28, 2017 at 5:00 pm by

ADATA Launches XPG SX7000 PCI-E 3.0 x4 M.2 2280 SSD

ADATA launches a new NVMe drive called the XPG SX7000 and it is a more budget friendly drive than the recently released XPG SX8000. Where the SX8000 uses 3D MLC NAND, the new ...

April 6, 2017 at 2:11 pm by

SSD Prices up as Much as 36% in Some Areas

We have all noticed that SSD prices have gone up and we’ve heard that it is due to the current NAND shortage in regards to the needed supply. A new report from the ...

April 4, 2017 at 3:58 pm by

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