2400 SSD Billed as the most advanced NAND architecture
Micron has started volume shipments of the world's first 176-layer QLC NAND SSD.
The semiconductor industry's struggle to keep up with incoming orders looks set to continue as supply bottlenecks may last until the end of 2022, a member of German chipmaker Infineon's management board told the Handelsblatt newspaper.
The problem is the non-memory components.
During a recent earnings call to discuss its quarterly earnings, Micron explained that the reason DDR5 demand is "significantly exceeding supply" is because suppliers are having a rough time sourcing non-memory component.
Smoking the peace pipe
US chipmaker Micron and Taiwanese peer UMC have withdrawn complaints against each other following a years long legal dispute over intellectual property (IP).
More bang for DRAM
US memory chip maker Micron will build a new factory at its Japanese production site in Hiroshima at a cost of $7 billion.
Shortages in other places
Micron forecast current quarter revenue below analysts' expectations and warned that shipments for its memory chips were set to dip in the near term as its customers making personal computers face shortages of other parts.
Micron and AMD doing well
Chipmakers and AMD are attracting the interest of Wall Street with Reddit’s r/WallStreetBets forum becoming obsessed with the pair.
Based on 176-layer 3D TLC NAND flash memory
During its Computex 2021 presentation, Micron announced it has started shipping its first PCIe 4.0 SSDs, the Micron 2450 and Micron 3400, both featuring the latest 176-layer 3D TLC NAND flash memory.
Rise in demand thanks to 5G
Micron beat the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street soothsaying by predicting a better than expected fiscal third-quarter revenue.