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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
EDSFF in action: Flash storage capacity like you’ve never seen

EDSFF in action: Flash storage capacity like you’ve never seen

Two years after Intel's ruler form factor announcement, EDSFF-based SSDs and servers are ready to deliver more capacity, lower power, and efficient cooling.
Meet EDSFF: 1PB of flash storage in a single rack

Meet EDSFF: 1PB of flash storage in a single rack

EDSFF promises higher storage density, better efficiency, more capacity, and storage disaggregation via high-bandwidth, low-latency connectivity.
NVMe vs. SATA: Which NAND storage do you need?

NVMe vs. SATA: Which NAND storage do you need?

For workstations and servers, it's getting hard not to justify the relatively low price/premium for NVMe versus the older SATA.
A deepening trade quarrel between Japan and South Korea is rattling smartphone makers

A deepening trade quarrel between Japan and South Korea is rattling smartphone makers

Smartphone makers and their customers look set to be among the first batch of victims of the world's other trade spat—the escalating row between Japan and South Korea.
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
NAND Manufacturers Slash Output as Prices Crater

NAND Manufacturers Slash Output as Prices Crater

NAND manufacturers are slashing production plans for 2019 to stem the bleeding from significant market downturns. The post NAND Manufacturers Slash Output as Prices Crater appeared first on
Intel Releases Specs for Its Optane+QLC NAND H10 Memory

Intel Releases Specs for Its Optane+QLC NAND H10 Memory

Intel has detailed more specifications of its H10 Memory Solution, which combines QLC NAND and Optane on the same M.2 card. The post Intel Releases Specs for Its Optane+QLC NAND H10 Memory appeared
Samsung Gives First-Ever Earnings Warning as Semiconductor Troubles Mount

Samsung Gives First-Ever Earnings Warning as Semiconductor Troubles Mount

Samsung issued its first-ever profit warning. Weak economic indicators, the ongoing US trade war with China, and the collapse of memory sales have collectively hit the company hard. The post Samsung
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.
SD Association Announces microSD Express With PCIe, NVMe Support

SD Association Announces microSD Express With PCIe, NVMe Support

The SD Association has announced the new microSD Express standard, with support for significantly faster transfer speeds and better overall power consumption. The post SD Association Announces
NAND Flash Sales Cratered in Q4 Due to Demand Collapse

NAND Flash Sales Cratered in Q4 Due to Demand Collapse

NAND demand dropped sharply in Q4, and it's not clear whether the market has finished correcting for seasonality and investor jitters or not. Prices could still drop further. The post NAND Flash
Samsung’s New 970 Evo Plus SSD Boosts Performance, Cuts Price

Samsung’s New 970 Evo Plus SSD Boosts Performance, Cuts Price

Samsung's 970 EVO Plus improves on the original in every way, with better MSRPs, lower power consumption, and higher overall performance. The post Samsung’s New 970 Evo Plus SSD Boosts Performance,
New WD Black SN750 SSD Slashes Prices, Adds 2TB Model

New WD Black SN750 SSD Slashes Prices, Adds 2TB Model

Western Digital's new WD Black SN750 SSD promises much-improved pricing and new top-end capacities. The new drive will also be offered in a separate retail package with an included custom
Micron Will Buy Out Intel’s Share of Joint Optane Fab

Micron Will Buy Out Intel’s Share of Joint Optane Fab

Intel and Micron are calling it quits in a pre-arranged unwinding of their joint Optane and Flash manufacturing plans. The post Micron Will Buy Out Intel’s Share of Joint Optane Fab appeared first on
Intel Optane Memory H10: Cache, NAND Flash on Single M.2 Device

Intel Optane Memory H10: Cache, NAND Flash on Single M.2 Device

Intel has announced its new Optane Memory H10 -- Optane storage and a QLC NAND drive on the same silicon. The post Intel Optane Memory H10: Cache, NAND Flash on Single M.2 Device appeared first on
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
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
Flash Memory Prices Could Be Headed for Collapse

Flash Memory Prices Could Be Headed for Collapse

NAND prices could be poised to crater over the next twelve months, slashing the cost of new SSDs. The post Flash Memory Prices Could Be Headed for Collapse appeared first on ExtremeTech.