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Micron launch new PCIe NVMe client SSDs

Micron has announced the launch of a new client solid-state drive series that claims to bring NVMe performance to client applications and improve battery life in laptops, as well as increasing productivity performance in workstation systems. The new Micron 2300 SSD series is equipped with the power and density needed …

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Crucial reveals new P5 NVMe PCIe SSDs

The Crucial P5 is the company’s latest addition to its P-series M.2 NVMe SSDs. The P5 SSDs combine 3D NAND and ‘cutting-edge controller technology’ to attain read and write speeds of up to 3400MB/s and 3000 MB/s, respectively. The read and write speeds of up to 3400 respectively 3000 MB/s are …

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Micron prepares for mass production of 128-layer 3D NAND

Micron produces a variety of memory, whether it is for mobile devices, gaming desktops or industrial grade microSD cards. Now the company is looking to step up its production of the next generation of 3D NAND memory – which includes replacement gate (RG) technology and up to 128 layers. The reports are based …

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Micron GDDR5X memory has begun mass production

Micron has announced that it has begun the mass production of its faster and more power efficient GDDR5X video memory chips, which will feature on upcoming graphics cards this year, including the recently announced GTX 1080 from Nvidia. This follows on from reports at the end of March, showing the …

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Intel shows off new SSDs, first with 3D NAND

Intel is launching a new line of SSDs today, the first from the company to feature 3D NAND chips. These super fast new drives were first announced last year, promising a new level of performance at capacities of up to 2TB and now, it looks like they are ready to …

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Micron comments on recent GDDR6 reports

Earlier this week, reports began circulating surrounding the existence of GDDR6 memory for future graphics cards. The news originated from news site, Fudzilla, which claimed to be in contact with sources familiar with the matter but it seems that right now, Micron is looking to squash any talk about GDDR6 …

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Micron reportedly developing GDDR6 memory

While HBM still seems set to be the next big thing when it comes to VRAM on high-end graphics cards, we may have another contender in 2016 as reports are claiming that Micron is currently developing GDDR6 memory. This isn’t the first time we have heard about a new version …

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Micron Technology acquires Tidal Systems, gets SSD controllers

Micron Technology on Friday acquired Tidal Systems, a promising startup, which develops controllers for solid-state drives. With the acquisition of Tidal Systems, Micron will no longer have to rely on SSD system-on-chips developed by other companies. Besides, it will be able to tailor controllers for its memory, something that is …

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Micron to start sales of SSDs based on TLC NAND this quarter

Micron Technology plans to finally start shipments of consumer solid-state drives based on triple-level cell (TLC) NAND flash in the ongoing quarter, the company revealed this week. SSDs featuring TLC NAND memory will be generally more affordable than non-volatile storage solutions powered by multi-level cell (MLC) flash. “We will begin shipping …

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Prices of DDR3 and DDR4 continue to drop, set to decline further

Contract prices of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) modules dropped in August and September, despite peak season and anticipated stock-up demand on China, according to DRAMeXchange. Analysts believe that the launch of Microsoft Windows 10 this summer did not catalyse rise of demand, whereas the free Windows 10 upgrade program …

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