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Intel Smashes Earning Targets, Denies 10nm Problems

Intel Smashes Earning Targets, Denies 10nm Problems

The company recorded revenue of over $19.2B, a new record, up 19 percent year-on-year, and it reiterated its 10nm process is on track and on schedule. The post Intel Smashes Earning Targets, Denies

Samsung and Micron launching UFS 3.0 storage and LPDDR5 in the next two years

Qualcomm just held a 4G/5G summit in Hong Kong and the head of mobile memory product planning for Samsung, Jay Oh, said that new United File Storage (UFS) products will launch in the first part of
Micron to Buy Intel’s 3D XPoint Fab, Expects No Change to Optane Roadmap

Micron to Buy Intel’s 3D XPoint Fab, Expects No Change to Optane Roadmap

Micron will buy the 3D XPoint factory both companies operate, but Intel expects no disruption to operations. The post Micron to Buy Intel’s 3D XPoint Fab, Expects No Change to Optane Roadmap appeared
Micron commits to investing $100 million in AI companies

Micron commits to investing $100 million in AI companies

(Reuters) — Micron said on Wednesday it planned to invest up to $100 million in startup companies working on artificial intelligence technologies for use in self-driving vehicles, factory automation
Manufacturers Struggle to Improve QLC NAND as Yields Sit Below 50 Percent

Manufacturers Struggle to Improve QLC NAND as Yields Sit Below 50 Percent

SSD manufacturers are reportedly struggling with low QLC yields as they try to ramp the latest, densest 3D NAND configuration. The post Manufacturers Struggle to Improve QLC NAND as Yields Sit Below
Micron Shares Fall as Wall Street Frets Over Intel-Fueled Memory Downturn

Micron Shares Fall as Wall Street Frets Over Intel-Fueled Memory Downturn

Intel's manufacturing woes are having an impact on other companies, with Micron projecting lower revenue for the rest of the year. The post Micron Shares Fall as Wall Street Frets Over Intel-Fueled
Micron to invest $3 billion in memory chip factory in Manassas, Virginia

Micron to invest $3 billion in memory chip factory in Manassas, Virginia

Manassas, Virginia is best known as the site of the Battle of Bull Run in the American Civil War. And now it’s home to an expanding chip factory, as Micron Technology announced today it is investing
China Attempted to Steal Micron Secrets

China Attempted to Steal Micron Secrets

Micron has been targeted by corporate thieves looking to steal data, and it may face retaliatory lawsuits in China for its efforts against the thieves. The post China Attempted to Steal Micron
China Launches Investigation of DRAM Manufacturers

China Launches Investigation of DRAM Manufacturers

China has announced an investigation into DRAM and NAND price fixing between Micron, Samsung, and SK Hynix. The post China Launches Investigation of DRAM Manufacturers appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Micron’s 5210 Ion Enterprise SSD Packs Industry’s First QLC NAND

Micron’s 5210 Ion Enterprise SSD Packs Industry’s First QLC NAND

The 5210 Ion from Micron is the first QLC SSD ever brought to market -- and it's aimed at enterprise, not consumers. The post Micron’s 5210 Ion Enterprise SSD Packs Industry’s First QLC NAND appeared
Micron’s four-level memory tech stacks the storage in its new SSD

Micron’s four-level memory tech stacks the storage in its new SSD

Micron's 5200 Series SSD rollout continues with the 5210 Ion drive. Unlike the Eco, Pro, and Max models, the Ion drive relies on Micron's foul-level cell NAND memory versus the three-level cell NAND
New Lawsuit Alleges Anti-Trust Collusion Between DRAM Manufacturers

New Lawsuit Alleges Anti-Trust Collusion Between DRAM Manufacturers

The DRAM industry stands accused of price-fixing and collusion again -- and given how DRAM prices have behaved the last two years, it's not a crazy accusation. The post New Lawsuit Alleges Anti-Trust
Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Price-Fixing Scheme Carried Out by DRAM Manufacturers

Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Price-Fixing Scheme Carried Out by DRAM Manufacturers

A class action lawsuit filed Friday alleges that Samsung, Hynix, and Micron—three of the largest DRAM manufacturers in the world—colluded to limit supplies of the memory type and drive up the prices
7 tips for building the ultimate gaming PC

7 tips for building the ultimate gaming PC

GUEST: Building a PC can be daunting. Where do you start? How much money should you spend? Are different parts better for certain builds? The list of questions is endless — but knowing where to start
How to Build a PC in 2018: Choosing the Right Components

How to Build a PC in 2018: Choosing the Right Components

Everything you always wanted to know about building a PC, including why you still should, and the pitfalls to avoid this year. The post How to Build a PC in 2018: Choosing the Right Components
Samsung Now Producing 16Gbit GDDR6 for Upcoming GPUs

Samsung Now Producing 16Gbit GDDR6 for Upcoming GPUs

Samsung is ramping up production of GDDR6 with an 18Gbit clock and a new process node. The post Samsung Now Producing 16Gbit GDDR6 for Upcoming GPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Micron Ramps Up GDDR6 Production, Focuses On Cryptocurrency, Gaming, VR

Micron Ramps Up GDDR6 Production, Focuses On Cryptocurrency, Gaming, VR

Micron is prepping a major rollout of GDDR6 in GPUs, cryptocurrency miners, and next-generation activities like VR and deep learning. GDDR5 has had a good long run, but it's on its way out the door.
Micron ramps up its GDDR6 graphics memory for crypto miners, gaming, and VR

Micron ramps up its GDDR6 graphics memory for crypto miners, gaming, and VR

Unless you’re a hardcore PC gaming enthusiast, chances are your everyday conversation doesn’t involve graphics memory chips, such as the upcoming GDDR6. But the folks at Micron are gearing up to
Micron Launches New NAND-based DIMMs, Intel Announces Optane DIMMs

Micron Launches New NAND-based DIMMs, Intel Announces Optane DIMMs

Intel and Micron both made significant announcements this week about the future of non-volatile RAM and future Optane (3D XPoint) products. The post Micron Launches New NAND-based DIMMs, Intel