Micron unveils 5100 series enterprise SSDs
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 22:16

Micron unveils 5100 series enterprise SSDs


SATA interface and 3D TLC NAND

Micron has unveiled its newest 5100 series enterprise SSDs that will feature a SATA interface and be based on 3D TLC NAND, aiming at servers and data centers.

MediaTek and Nvidia are the fastest growing chip companies
Published in Processors


Jumping two places since last year


MediaTek and Nvidia will be the two fastest growing companies in 2016, according to a report prepared by beancounters at IC Insights.

Nanya takes five percent stake in Micron
Published in News
Friday, 11 November 2016 00:24

Nanya takes five percent stake in Micron


Will contribute to long term competitiveness


On Thursday, Nanya Technology’s board of directors approved plans to acquire a five percent stake in Micron Technology for a total of NT $31.26 billion (US $997.5 million), according to company officials.

Intel gears up 3D XPoint Optane
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 14:10

Intel gears up 3D XPoint Optane


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
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 10:59

Micron does better than expected


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
Published in News
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 16:21

Micron launches 32GB 3D NAND memory

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
Published in Memory
Thursday, 28 July 2016 10:58

DRAM makers fall in under Micron umbrella


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
Published in Memory


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
Published in Memory


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
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.