Toshiba unveils OCZ VX500 series SSD
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 13 September 2016 17:27

Toshiba unveils OCZ VX500 series SSD


Brings TLC prices with 15nm MLC NAND

Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has announced its newest OCZ VX500 SATA SSD series, which will be based on a Toshiba controller, 15nm MLC NAND and promises great price/GB with MLC-performance.

DRAM prices go up
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 12:01

DRAM prices go up


Thanks to increased notebook demand


DRAM and NAND flash memory prices are forecast to increase in the fourth quarter of 2016, with contract prices for DRAM set to rise more than 10 percent.

Samsung makes postage stamp-sized Flash SSD
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 12:04

Samsung makes postage stamp-sized Flash SSD


Up to 512GB of NAND flash


Samsung has begun mass producing a new SSD which is smaller than a postage stamp.

NAND flash prices still falling
Published in Memory
Friday, 11 March 2016 10:42

NAND flash prices still falling


Fell by 10 per cent in the last quarter

Contract prices of NAND flash memory chips fell by nine to 10 per cent in the fourth quarter due to oversupply conditions.

Samsung launches its new 750 EVO SSD series
Published in Memory
Thursday, 18 February 2016 22:13

Samsung launches its new 750 EVO SSD series


Available only in 120GB and 250GB capacities

While it was already spotted a while back, Samsung has now officially announced its new 750 EVO series which will be based on Samsung's 16nm TLC NAND and only be available in 120GB and 250GB capacities. 

Toshiba off-loads chips in favour of NAND
Published in Processors
Monday, 25 January 2016 12:29

Toshiba off-loads chips in favour of NAND


Accounting scandle continues to bite

Toshiba is getting out the processor business so that it can concentrate on making memory as it tries to recover from its $1.3 billion accounting scandal.

IC Foundries focusing on 10nm
Published in Memory
Friday, 22 January 2016 11:55

IC Foundries focusing on 10nm


Half of R&D spent on new processing

More than half of the IC foundries combined R&D budgets are being spent researching 10nm, according to Applied Materials Taiwan president Erix Yu.

Zotac shows a new PCIe SSD at CES 2016
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 05 January 2016 16:26

Zotac shows a new PCIe SSD at CES 2016


Hopefully we will see it in action

Zotac, usually known for Nvidia Geforce graphics cards as well as the Zbox line of mini-PCs, is apparently serious about entering the SSD market as well as a new PCIe SSD has been spotted at CES 2016 show in Las Vegas.

Chinese government might buy SanDisk and Toshiba
Published in Memory


All your NAND flash are belong to us

SanDisk and Toshiba, which jointly develop NAND flash technology, are being targeted for acquisition by China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup.

Intel and Micron to introduce new 3D Xpoint memory
Published in Memory


Products in 2016, 1000x faster than 3D NAND

Intel and Micron have just announced a new revolutionary memory called 3D Xpoint.