Micron 9100 and 7100 PCI-E NVMe SSDs now sampling
Published in News


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
Published in Graphics
Friday, 15 April 2016 11:06

SK Hynix GDDR5 8Gbit coming in 2H 2016


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
Published in Memory
Thursday, 14 April 2016 13:12

Samsung prepares for memory price war


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
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 10:07

Tsinghua Unigroup to build its own memory Fab


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.

JEDEC officially publishes GDDR5X specification
Published in Memory


To double the bandwidth

Just a few days after it has officially published the 2nd generation High Bandwidth Memory (HBM2) specification, JEDEC has now officially published the GDDR5X memory standard.

Micron makes surprise loss
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 23 December 2015 10:05

Micron makes surprise loss


Suddenly it became like everone else

While the bottom had dropped out of the PC market, Micron had been managing to do quite well.  Today though it suprised observers by forcasting a surprise loss for the second quarter.

Micron buys all of Inotera
Published in Processors
Monday, 14 December 2015 10:58

Micron buys all of Inotera


Thanks for the memories


Micron has bought Inotera's remaining shares for $3.2 billion.

Intel’s memory plans could kill Micron
Published in Memory
Thursday, 22 October 2015 12:10

Intel’s memory plans could kill Micron


Wall Street warns


Wall Street analysts have downgraded Micron technology’s value after Intel’s announcement that it will expand investment in NAND.

Intel gets into Memory
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 12:35

Intel gets into Memory


Converts its China plant

Intel wants to step up its involvement in the memory market by converting one of its Chinese plants to make memory chips.

3D Xpoint memory uses 20nm process
Published in Memory
Thursday, 30 July 2015 12:10

3D Xpoint memory uses 20nm process


Intel confirms

Earlier this wee, Intel and Micron announced a new memory that is 1,000 times faster than 3D NAND.