Micron Ramps Up GDDR6 Production, Focuses On Cryptocurrency, Gaming, VR

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Micron is prepping a major rollout of GDDR6 in GPUs, cryptocurrency miners, and next-generation activities like VR and deep learning. GDDR5 has had a good long run, but it’s on its way out the door.

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Micron Launches New NAND-based DIMMs, Intel Announces Optane DIMMs

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Intel and Micron both made significant announcements this week about the future of non-volatile RAM and future Optane (3D XPoint) products.

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Micron Releases Update on GDDR5X, GDDR6 Roadmaps, Production

Micron sees a future for GDDR5X and GDDR6 well into 2018, as the new memory standard ramps up and existing VRAM hits higher bandwidth levels.

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Micron launches reconfigurable 5100 Series enterprise SSDs sporting 3D TLC NAND

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Micron is launching a new set of enterprise SSDs with flexible provisioning and 32 layers of TLC NAND. The gains and improvements of moving to TLC are large enough that we may well see more companies taking this step.

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Intel's new Optane memory technology could lead to 1000 times faster MacBook storage

Article Image A new ultra-fast memory technology from Intel and Micron branded as Optane is expected to launch in 2017, and could pave the way for even faster storage on Apple’s MacBooks.

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Intel and Micron's new '3D XPoint' memory is 1000x faster, more durable than NAND

Semiconductor technology giants Intel and Micron on Tuesday announced 3D XPoint memory, the fruits of a joint endeavor into non-volatile memory technology the companies claim is the first major breakthrough in the space since the introduction of NAND flash in 1989.

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Intel, Micron reveal Xpoint, a new memory architecture that could outclass DDR4 and NAND

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Intel and Micron jointly announced a new type of memory today that marries the best attributes of NAND flash and DRAM in a single package. Could this be the long-sought solution to the industry’s memory issues?

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Micron announces new, 16nm TLC NAND: Will it have better luck than Samsung?

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Micron has announced that it intends to offer a 16nm TLC NAND for consumer SSDs starting this fall. After the troubles Samsung has had and with 3D NAND already ramping, it’s not clear where the company will market the new drives.

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Intel & Micron's new 3D flash memory could mean cheaper, larger storage for Apple's Macs, iOS devices

Intel and Micron have announced the launch of a new 3D NAND flash technology, one which could substantially improve the amount of data storage possible in Macs, iPhones, iPads, and numerous other devices.



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