Topic / SSD & Flash Memory

Sony brings out SD memory cards … wait, what?

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Sony has announced that they will be bringing out five SD/SDHC memory cards, and three microSD/microSDHC memory cards – and yes, we’re not kidding. The company known for pushing its own memory standards will bring out the SD cards in 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacity and microSD cards in 2GB, 4GB and 8GB capacity. Pricing ranges from $14.99 to $159.99 for the SD cards, and $14.99 to $44.99 […]

Toshiba set to show off new 512GB SSD drive

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Toshiba has announced that it will showcase its brand new NAND-flash based solid state drives (SSD) at the Consumer Electronics Show 2009 in Las Vegas. The new drives are set to start mass production in the second quarter of 2009 (or between April and June). Toshiba will be showing off its brand new 2.5-inch 512GB SSD, and its new line of NAND SSD hard drives based on its 43nm Multi-Level […]

Samsung 16Gb NAND Flash Memory

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Samsung’s 51nm NAND flash chips can be produced 60 percent more efficiently than those produced with 60nm process technology. Samsung achieved this new migration milestone just eight months after announcing production of its 60nm 8Gb NAND flash last August. The new 16Gb chip which has a multi-level cell (MLC) structure can facilitate capacity expansion by offering 16 gigabytes (GBs) of memory in a single memory card. Furthermore, by applying the […]