To bring higher capacity SSDs in future
Kioxia has showcased 7-bit HLC NAND at the International Memory Workshop (IMW), which could bring higher-capacity SSDs in the future.
Price is important
Fruit and nutty cargo cult Apple is thinking to go to China for memory chips in iPhones, after a key Japanese partner had an output disruption.
Prices will rise
Chipmaker Micron Technology warned that while production will not drop due to component shortages driven by the Ukraine crisis, costs are expected to rise.
2400 SSD Billed as the most advanced NAND architecture
Micron has started volume shipments of the world's first 176-layer QLC NAND SSD.
Thanks for the memory
South Korea's SK Hynix has received merger clearances from the Chinese antitrust authority for its acquisition of Intel NAND memory chip business.
Faster, cheaper SSD drives for everyone eventually
Micron has announced it's shipping 176-layer TLC NAND flash memory to customers in a a move that portends larger, faster and even cheaper SSD drives.
US-China tensions not helping
Intel has agreed to sell its NAND memory chip business to SK Hynix for $9 billion in an all-cash deal that would propel the South Korean chipmaker to second in the global rankings.
Same performance as MLC SSDs at 15c/GB
Samsung has officially announced its new 860 QVO SSD lineup based on 4-bit QLC (Quad Level Cell) NAND and Samsung's own MJX controller, which finally brings affordable SSD to the market, putting a lot of pressure on HDDs with 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB capacities.
Third quarter Flash figures weakened by oversupply
Revenues of the global NAND flash industry increased 4.4 percent sequentially to US$17 billion in the third quarter of 2018, when the memory prices fell 10-15 percent on average.
With 3D TLC NAND and Silicon Motion controller
ADATA has announced the replacement for its popular XPG SX950 SSD, the XPG SX950U, which will be available in capacities of up to 960GB and be based on 3D TLC NAND with Silicon Motion controller.