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Intel is killing off its Optane memory business

During Intel's Q2 earnings call, Pat Gelsinger, the company's CEO, announced plans to shut down the Optane memory business. According to Gelsinger, part of the reason is an industry-shift to other technologies, which have become more popular than Optane. . According to Tom's Hardware, Intel will have to pay $559 million …

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Intel discontinues Optane Memory-only SSDs

Intel has discontinued all of its Optane Memory-only SSDs from the client-market segment without providing a new successor. As per Intel, from now on, the new Optane Memory H20 with solid-state storage will be the company's product for that same segment. As per TomsHardware, Intel's discontinuance of the Optane Memory-only SSDs …

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Micron readies second-gen 3D XPoint, working on all-new memory tech

The first commercial solid-state drives based on the recently introduced 3D XPoint non-volatile storage-class memory are yet to hit the market, but Intel Corp. and Micron Technology Corp. are already working on the second-generation 3D XPoint technology. Moreover, Micron is also designing an all-new memory technology that will further close …

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Intel demos 3D XPoint-based Optane SSD, set to launch it in 2016

Intel Corp. on Tuesday demonstrated Optane, the world’s first solid-state drive based on its 3D XPoint memory jointly developed by Intel and Micron. The company said once again that the new type of memory will enable considerably higher performance than existing NAND flash. Intel Optane SSDs featuring breakthrough performance will …

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