232-layer NAND and higher performance
Micron Technology has announced its latest Micron 7500 NVMe SSD for data center workloads. The Micron 7500 SSD series will be available in Pro and Max versions, based on U.3/U.2 form-factor, and feature Micron's own 232-layer NAND, promising up to 242% better random write performance compared to competitive drives.
Power will set the tone
A Pure Storage exec is predicting that no more hard disk drives will be sold after 2028 because of electricity costs and availability and NAND $/TB declines.
More than 11 per cent lower
Global semiconductor revenue is projected to decline 11.2 per cent in 2023, according to the latest forecast from Gartner.
Mega SSDs on the way
SK hynix has developed a new 4D NAND flash which will bring in their wake new mega SSDs.
To bring higher capacity SSDs in future
Kioxia has showcased 7-bit HLC NAND at the International Memory Workshop (IMW), which could bring higher-capacity SSDs in the future.
Price is important
Fruit and nutty cargo cult Apple is thinking to go to China for memory chips in iPhones, after a key Japanese partner had an output disruption.
Prices will rise
Chipmaker Micron Technology warned that while production will not drop due to component shortages driven by the Ukraine crisis, costs are expected to rise.
2400 SSD Billed as the most advanced NAND architecture
Micron has started volume shipments of the world's first 176-layer QLC NAND SSD.
Thanks for the memory
South Korea's SK Hynix has received merger clearances from the Chinese antitrust authority for its acquisition of Intel NAND memory chip business.