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SK Hynix Announces Next-Generation 64GB UFS (Universal Flash Storage) 2.0 Solution Based On Their Own 16nm NAND

SK Hynix, Inc., a world-leading producer of NAND flash solutions, is announcing development of a UFS (Universal Flash Storage) 2.0 solution that is based on their own 16nm NAND Flash memory, as well as a proprietary controller and in-house firmware. This new UFS 2.0 solution offers a groundbreaking increase in performance, enabling the High-Speed Gear 3 Interface (up to 5.8 …

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Silicon Motion SM2256 Controller with Samsung TLC NAND Review

Controllers are the heart and soul of every SSD. Without one, an SSD would be a useless PCB with some components slapped on it. It is responsible for everything from garbage collection and wear leveling to error correction and hardware encryption. In simple terms, all these operations can be quite complicated to implement as well as expensive to develop. This …

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SK Hynix Sued By SanDisk And Toshiba Over Alleged Theft Of Trade Secrets

Toshiba and Sandisk have filed separate lawsuits seeking damages from SK Hynix, and have alleged that the company has profited from the theft of data relating to NAND flash memory technology.  Toshiba and SanDisk have been partners for a number of years on the production of flash memory chip technology for mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets.  Toshiba currently …

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Hynix Acquires Link_A_Media Devices

Korean semiconductor fabricator SK Hynix has announced a deal to acquire California’s Link_A_Media Devices. Hynix manufactures NAND flash memory for SSDs and mobile applications in addition to other memory and semiconductor products. Hynix is the second largest memory products manufacturer by revenue behind fellow Korean firm Samsung. Back at Computex, Corsair announced announced a new line of high performance SATA III …

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