Intel gears up 3D XPoint Optane
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For consumers and enthusiasts

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that Intel is about to release the first 3D XPoint "Optane" storage products for consumers and enthusiasts.

Micron does better than expected
Published in Memory

Thanks for the memory

Memory-chip maker Micron Technology reported better-than-expected fourth quarter revenue, which saw its smallest decline in a year, as pricing improves and the personal computer market starts to make its big comeback.

Micron launches 32GB 3D NAND memory
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Smaller layered chips

Semiconductor maker Micron said it has introduced its first 3D NAND memory for mobile devices and products based on Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.1.

DRAM makers fall in under Micron umbrella
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Deals going ahead despite delays

Deals between DRAM makers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories with Micron to work closer together have been reached despite some last minute delays.

Micron slashes jobs as turn-around fails
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DRAM prices continue to fall

Micron is going to tell its staff "thanks for the memory" and tell them to clear off, after an initial wave of restructuring failed to do the job.

Micron announces its first client 1100 and 2100 SSDs
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Coming in PCIe/NVMEe, SATA and M.2 and 2.5-inch form-factors

Micron has announced its first client- and OEM-oriented solid-state drives based on 3D NAND, the Micron 1100 and Micron 2100 series.

Micron 9100 and 7100 PCI-E NVMe SSDs now sampling
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Up to 3.0GB/s reads, 2.0GB/s writes, XPERT loss prevention algorithm

Last week, Micron Technology Inc. hosted a live morning webcast during which company executives announced a new lineup of enterprise NVMe-based PCI-E SSDs for data center customers featuring both the HHHL (half height, half length) form factor, the M.2 form factor and the slimmer, 7mm-tall U.2 (2.5-inch) hot-pluggable form factor.

SK Hynix GDDR5 8Gbit coming in 2H 2016
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Samsung already has mass production

Chaps from the memory manufacturers that like to talk to Fudzilla have confirmed that 8Gbit GDDR5 memory will hit volume production in the second half of 2016.

Samsung prepares for memory price war
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Wants market share over profits

Samsung Electronics changing its approach to its memory chip business and focus on market share over profit margins and the industry will suffer, according to one analyst.

Tsinghua Unigroup to build its own memory Fab
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Invites Micron to lend a hand

The Chinese government's Tsinghua Unigroup is going to build its own  DRAM fab and has asked Micron to be involved.