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Toshiba Building New Fab Facility at Yokkaichi (Japan) to Expand 3D Flash Memory Production Capacity

Toshiba is announcing their outline schedule for constructing a new state-of-the-art fabrication facility at their Yakkaichi Operations in Mie, Japan.  The new fab will be geared toward expanding production of Toshiba’s proprietary 3D Flash memory, also known as BiCS FLASH™. Toshiba had announced their intention to build a new BiCS FLASH™ facility back in March of this year, and they …

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Transcend Announces New SSD230 Featuring 3D NAND

Transcend is announcing its newest SSD featuring 3D TLC NAND and an SLC cache.  The SSD230 is built in the 2.5” form factor, and reflects Transcend’s move to 3D NAND flash technology for its latest SSD offerings, with its ability to increase storage capacity at reasonable price points, as well as enhanced performance and reliability. As we try to increase …

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Intel Announces DC P3100 3D NAND SSD – Intel’s First M.2 Form Factor PCIe/NVMe SSD For the Data Center

Intel is announcing the addition of the DC P3100 series of SSDs to its lineup of 3D NAND solutions for data centers, representing Intel’s first PCIe/NVMe data center model in the M.2 form factor.  Intel’s latest offering extends their 30-year commitment of providing innovative and breakthrough memory technologies, as well as their long-term goal of transforming the economics of storage …

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ADATA Announces Launch of XPG SX8000 M.2 SSD With 3D MLC NAND

ADATA is announcing the launch of a new SSD under their XPG (Xtreme Performance Gear) lineup, which is dubbed as the XPG SX8000.  The XPG SX8000 is built on the M.2 X 2280 form factor, and pairs 3D MLC NAND with a Silicon Motion SMI2260 controller.  The SX8000 conforms to the NVMe 1.2 specification, and connects directly to motherboards through …

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ADATA Announces Ultimate SU800 SSD Featuring 3D NAND

ADATA is announcing the launch of their Ultimate SU800 SATA 6Gb/s SSD that features 3D NAND.  This is the first ADATA SSD utilizing 3D NAND, as ADATA has committed to transitioning its entire portfolio of SSDs over to 3D NAND.  The Ultimate SU800 is a mid-range offering, representing a massive upgrade for HDD users, and a significant upgrade for current …

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WD Announces World’s First 64 Layer 3D NAND

This week Western Digital Corp. announced that it has successfully developed its next generation 3D NAND technology, BiCS3, with 64 layers of vertical storage capability. Pilot production of the new technology has commenced in the Yokkaichi, Japan joint venture facilities and initial output is expected later this year. Western Digital expects meaningful commercial volumes of BiCS3 in the first half …

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Crucial Expands MX300 Line With More Capacities & Form Factors

Just a month after we reviewed the Limited Edition 750GB model, Crucial is now announcing the release of more capacity options for the MX300 family. It is now available in 275GB, 525GB, the original 750GB, and 1TB. In addition, there will also be an M.2 SATA version that will be released next month in what is said to be all capacities and a 2TB …

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Crucial MX300 SSD Review (750GB)

For what seemed like an eternity Samsung has been the leader in manufacturing 3D NAND. Starting with the release of the Samsung 850 Pro two years ago, they have paved the way for innovation. 3D NAND brings greater capacity, power efficiency, and lower cost to the consumers. After first announcing their 32-Layer 3D NAND last year in March, we have been …

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