NAND price bubble continues to inflate
Published in News
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 11:00

NAND price bubble continues to inflate


Phison Electronics warns things will get worse


NAND flash prices have been inflating excessively lately and Phison Electronics chairman Khein Seng Pua warned that prices are set to go up again in the third quarter as end-market demand surges.

Toshiba shareholders approve NAND flash sale
Published in News


Turning flash into a load of old Tosh

Toshiba shareholders have approved a proposal to split off the Japanese company's prized NAND flash memory unit.

Tight NAND flash supply causes price jump
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 10:48

Tight NAND flash supply causes price jump


More than 10 percent


Client-grade SSDs of mainstream capacities continue to see rising contract prices in the PC-OEM market during this first quarter.

NAND flash shortage will increase SSD and eMMC prices
Published in Memory


Ten per cent increase


Prices of SSDs and eMMC gear will increase by 10 percent next year due to a shortage of NAND flash,  according to beancounters at DRAMeXchange.

Toshiba unveils OCZ VX500 series SSD
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 13 September 2016 17:27

Toshiba unveils OCZ VX500 series SSD


Brings TLC prices with 15nm MLC NAND

Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has announced its newest OCZ VX500 SATA SSD series, which will be based on a Toshiba controller, 15nm MLC NAND and promises great price/GB with MLC-performance.

DRAM prices go up
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 12:01

DRAM prices go up


Thanks to increased notebook demand


DRAM and NAND flash memory prices are forecast to increase in the fourth quarter of 2016, with contract prices for DRAM set to rise more than 10 percent.

Samsung makes postage stamp-sized Flash SSD
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 12:04

Samsung makes postage stamp-sized Flash SSD


Up to 512GB of NAND flash


Samsung has begun mass producing a new SSD which is smaller than a postage stamp.

NAND flash prices still falling
Published in Memory
Friday, 11 March 2016 10:42

NAND flash prices still falling


Fell by 10 per cent in the last quarter

Contract prices of NAND flash memory chips fell by nine to 10 per cent in the fourth quarter due to oversupply conditions.

Samsung launches its new 750 EVO SSD series
Published in Memory
Thursday, 18 February 2016 22:13

Samsung launches its new 750 EVO SSD series


Available only in 120GB and 250GB capacities

While it was already spotted a while back, Samsung has now officially announced its new 750 EVO series which will be based on Samsung's 16nm TLC NAND and only be available in 120GB and 250GB capacities. 

Toshiba off-loads chips in favour of NAND
Published in Processors
Monday, 25 January 2016 12:29

Toshiba off-loads chips in favour of NAND


Accounting scandle continues to bite

Toshiba is getting out the processor business so that it can concentrate on making memory as it tries to recover from its $1.3 billion accounting scandal.