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- Some great analysis on SSD wear leveling and power consumption
- The Economist covers PCM – must be something real
- Add OCZ to the growing list of SSD vendors differentiating their drives with a proprietary controller
- IDT announces DDR4 register chip for DDR4 registered DIMMs and 3D die stacks
- Western Digital sampling 5mm, 2.5-inch, 500Gbyte hybrid HDD with NAND Flash
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- Compact Flash
- Hybrid Memory Cube
- NVM Express
- Wide I/O
Tag Archives: Hynix
Plextor blog walks you through the design process for the PX-M5S SSD: better, faster, cheaper
Plextor has just published an extremely interesting blog post that walks you through some of the high-level design decisions behind the company’s new PX-M5S SSD. According to the design goals, the prioritized objectives are: 1) speed 2) reliability 3) price … Continue reading
Posted in NAND, ONFI, SSD, Toggle Tagged Flash memory, Hynix, Plextor, SandForce, Solid-state drive, SSD, Toshiba Leave a comment
You say “memristor” and I say…something else? Amusing comments from the memristor naming debate.
You may or may not be aware of a small controversy surrounding the use of the term “memristor” by HP’s Stan Williams (See “Wonks Question HP’s Claim to Computer-Memory Missing Link” at Wired.com) I’m not going to weigh in on … Continue reading
Posted in Memristor Tagged Hewlett-Packard, Hynix, memristor, Slashdot, Stan Williams, Wired.com Leave a comment
Three Golliaths and a host of Davids meeting up on the storage battlefield. Who wins?
If you want to read a short, interesting overview of the combined HDD/SSD storage battlefield, look no further than a new article on The Register’s Web site. The article, titled “Will the titans of storage decide to flash their bits?” … Continue reading
Posted in Flash, HDD, Micron, Samsung, SSD Tagged Flash, Hard disk drive, Hynix, OCZ Technology, Samsung, Solid-state drive, Toshiba, Western Digital Leave a comment
Wired Magazine: HP Memristors Will Reinvent Computer Memory “by 2014”
Caleb Garling at Wired.com just posted an article predicting that memristors will remake the semiconductor memory landscape by 2014, based on the comments made Research Fellow Stan Williams at a recent roundtable discussion on nanotechnology sponsored by the Kavli Foundation. … Continue reading
Posted in Hynix, Memristor Tagged HP, Hynix, Kavli Foundation, memristor, Stan Williams Leave a comment
Jim Handy, The Memory Guy, writes that Flash memory is dead…but perhaps not just yet
My good friend Jim Handy—who writes several blogs including The Memory Guy and The SSD Guy—recently published a blog titled “The End of Flash Scaling.” He writes: “Everyone knows that flash memory is about to hit its scaling limit – … Continue reading
Posted in 3D, Flash, Memristor, MRAM, ReRAM, SSD Tagged Flash, Flash memory, Flash memory controller, Hynix, NAND Flash, SSD 1 Comment
Whoa, Momma! Flash memory maker SK Hynix enters the SSD market. Take a look at these performance charts!
Jim Handy, the “SSD Guy” and the “Memory Guy,” just published a short blog post alerting us to the fact that Flash memory maker SK Hynix has entered the SSD market just four days after announcing the purchase of Link_A_Media, … Continue reading
Posted in Flash, mSATA, ONFI, SATA, SSD, Storage Tagged Flash, Flash memory, Hynix, IBM, Phase-change memory, SK Hynix Leave a comment
SK Hynix places bet on third wannabe non-volatile memory technology, phase-change memory, with IBM
When I was really young, I used to play a card game called “Pit” where you tried to corner the market on a particular commodity like oranges, sugar, soybeans, or corn. The game was based on the trading pits of … Continue reading
Posted in Hynix, Memristor, MRAM, NAND, PCM Tagged Flash memory, Hynix, IBM, memristor, Micron, MRAM, Non-volatile memory, Phase-change memory, Samsung, SK Hynix, Toshiba 2 Comments
ISQED: Who and what will win the Universal Memory Derby?
Professor Cristophe Muller of Aix-Marseille University gave an excellent overview of non-volatile semiconductor memory as the third ISQED keynote this week. It’s a very good overview of today’s landscape and well worth discussing in a wider forum like this blog. … Continue reading
More DDR4, DDR3, and 3D IC technical details from ISSCC, courtesy of memory analyst and expert Jim Handy
Semiconductor memory analyst and expert Jim Handy has just published an overview of some memory papers given at last week’s ISSCC. Handy’s article on the ElectroIQ web site supplements some of the previous Denali Memory Report blog entries published earlier … Continue reading
Operational DDR4 SDRAM prototypes appear at ISSCC
As reported this week by several Web sites including Techeye.net, Samsung and Hynix both demonstrated working prototypes of DDR4 SDRAM at the ISSCC conference in San Francisco this week. The Samsung and Hynix DDR4 memories were manufactured in 30nm and … Continue reading
Posted in DDR4, SDRAM Tagged DDR4, Elpida, Elpida Memory, Hynix, International Solid-State Circuits Conference, ISSCC, Micron Technology, Samsung, SDRAM, Server memory 1 Comment