Tag Archives: NAND

OCZ ARC 100 SSD Review (240GB) – Consistency in a Value SSD

It has been quite a while since we have seen a value oriented SSD from OCZ. Their last two releases where the Vector 150 and the Vertex 460, the latest updates to their enthusiast and mainstream drive lines. The market need for value drives is very apparent when we consider the popularity that the Samsung 840 EVO and Crucial MX100 …

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Marvell Announces 88SS1074 SATA 6Gb/s SSD Controller Supporting 15nm TLC NAND Flash

Marvell Technology Group, Ltd., a leading producer of NAND flash controllers and other semiconductor devices, is announcing its 5th generation of SATA 6Gb/s solid-state drive (SSD) controllers.  Marvell’s 88SS1074 SATA SSD controller features Marvell’s 3rd generation NANDEdgeTMerror correction, and low-density parity check (LPDC) technology, and embraces the use of 15nm triple-level cell (TLC) NAND flash memory in either consumer or …

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Japanese Research Team Develops Garbage Collection Middleware To Improve SSD Write Speeds By Up To 300%!

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) recently held its 2014 IEEE International Memory Workshop (IMW) from 5/18/2014 to 5/21/2014 in Taipei, Taiwan.  This workshop is an international academic conference on semiconductor memory technologies, and while much of the discussion is even more specialized than us technology buffs get into, the occasional significant development is featured.  Such was the …

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Edge Boost Server 7mm SSD Review — LSI-SandForce Performance With Enterprise-Level Durability Features

Edge Memory is a leading supplier of DRAM memory and other flash-based devices, including solid-state drives (SSDs).  Back in February, we reviewed their diskGO Super-speed USB 3.0 pocket SSD.  While offering a variety of consumer-level products, Edge’s expertise and passion are focused on the enterprise market and corporate-level projects. Edge is best known for their “Boost” series of both client …

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Samsung Announces Mass Production of Industry’s First 3-bits-per-cell (MLC) NAND-based SSDs For Data Centers

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leading producer of memory products, is announcing that it has begun mass production of the industry’s first high-performance SSDs utilizing  three-bits-per-cell (MLC) NAND that is geared toward servers and data centers.  This new SSD will allow IT pros to better manage workloads that are related to e-mail, web browsing and social networking, helping to …

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Toshiba Announces Mass Production of 15nm Process Technology NAND Flash Memory

Toshiba Corporation is announcing development of the world’s first 15nm process technology for production of NAND flash memory.  Toshiba will begin mass production of two-bits-per-cell, 128Gb (16GB) NAND modules at the end of April 2014 at its Fab 5 Yokkaichi Operations, which is Toshiba’s primary NAND flash production facility.  The new 15nm process replaces Toshiba’s second generation 19nm process technology, …

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SanDisk Announces Availability Of 15nm Process Technology NAND Flash

SanDisk Corporation, a leading producer of flash storage products, is announcing availability of its latest 1Z-nanometer (nm) technology, providing the world’s most advanced process node to date.  The 15nm process node technology will be ramped up on both its two-bits-per-cell (X2) and its three-bits-per-cell (X3) architectures for NAND flash memory.  Volume production of the new 15nm process NAND is anticipated …

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