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Scientists May Have Discovered Universal Memory, DRAM Replacement

Scientists May Have Discovered Universal Memory, DRAM Replacement

Scientists have been searching for a non-volatile memory that could serve as both DRAM and primary storage. A group of UK researchers thinks they've found one. The post Scientists May Have Discovered
WD, Toshiba Lose 6 Exabytes of NAND Due to Power Outage

WD, Toshiba Lose 6 Exabytes of NAND Due to Power Outage

A mid-June disaster could sap half of Western Digital's NAND production for the quarter, thanks to long-term shutdowns for repairs. The post WD, Toshiba Lose 6 Exabytes of NAND Due to Power Outage
Samsung Now Producing Twice-as-Fast 512GB UFS 3.0 Chips

Samsung Now Producing Twice-as-Fast 512GB UFS 3.0 Chips

Samsung's new UFS chips feature capacities of 512GB now, with 1TB arriving later in 2019. The post Samsung Now Producing Twice-as-Fast 512GB UFS 3.0 Chips appeared first on ExtremeTech.
SSD Prices Could Collapse in 2019

SSD Prices Could Collapse in 2019

NAND prices have already been falling for the past few months, and according to a new research note, the drop could actually increase as we head into 2019. The post SSD Prices Could Collapse in 2019
Samsung’s external X5 SSD blazes like the stick-shaped drive in your desktop

Samsung’s external X5 SSD blazes like the stick-shaped drive in your desktop

Samsung introduced its first external NVMe-based solid-state drive: The Samsung Portable SSD X5. It requires a Thunderbolt 3 connection, meaning your files will transfer to and from the drive at up to
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
Samsung Launches Unreal 30TB SSD Capable of Holding Anything You Own

Samsung Launches Unreal 30TB SSD Capable of Holding Anything You Own

Samsung has announced a new 30TB SSD designed for businesses and individuals who need an absolutely enormous amount of storage and can afford to pay for it. The post Samsung Launches Unreal 30TB SSD
Intel Wants to Leverage Optane to Eliminate Local PC Storage Altogether

Intel Wants to Leverage Optane to Eliminate Local PC Storage Altogether

Intel thinks that 5G connectivity and small Optane caches can replace local storage in the mainstream consumer market. Intel also has a new 5G modem expected to drop in 2019. There *might* be a
Samsung Poised to Overtake Intel as World’s Largest Chip Maker

Samsung Poised to Overtake Intel as World’s Largest Chip Maker

Samsung makes and sells a phenomenal number of phones, computers, and other electronics. However, many devices that don't bear the Samsung brand still have parts manufactured by Samsung in them. The
Everspin unveils MRAM SSDs aimed at the storage accelerator market

Everspin unveils MRAM SSDs aimed at the storage accelerator market

Everspin is moving its MRAM into SSDs and commercial products. Is this the memory standard that will challenge NAND flash for dominance of the storage market? The post Everspin unveils MRAM SSDs
How Do SSDs Work?

How Do SSDs Work?

Ever wondered how SSDs read and write data, or what determines their performance? Our tech explainer has you covered. The post How Do SSDs Work? appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Western Digital, Toshiba announce first 512Gbit 64-layer TLC 3D-NAND

Western Digital, Toshiba announce first 512Gbit 64-layer TLC 3D-NAND

Toshiba and Western Digital have jointly announced that they intend to commercialize 512Gb 3D NAND with 64-layer stacks by the second half of this year. NAND prices per GB could be headed for a