computer memory

computer memoryWestern Digital 20 Terabyte Hard Drives Will Power Zettabyte Age

Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) announced its nine-disk mechanical platform, which includes energy-assisted recording technology and maintains the company’s areal density leadership while delivering the highest capacity available. The company will sample the 18TB Ultrastar DC HC550 CMR HDD and the …

carbon nanotubesCarbon nanotube NRAM computer memory will start to ship in 2019

Nantero is developing next-generation memory using carbon nanotubes. NRAM’s has DRAM-like speed, nonvolatility and low cost. Nantero and its partner Fujitsu aims to ship a DDR4 DRAM alternative using the technology in 2019. Nantero’s non-volatile NRAMs use electrostatic charge to …

computer memoryDemand for computer memory is surging and DRAM will pass $100 billion this year

The DRAM market will grow about 39% this year and surpass $100 billion. It will become the first category of semiconductor to hit that milestone. Samsung is the leading DRAM supplier and Hynix is number two. Brian Wang Brian Wang is …

computer memorySamsung promises low prices where you will buy Terabyte SSD and huge smartphone memory

Samsung is going to mass produce 1 Terabyte, 2 Terabyte and 4 Terabyte SSD drives at prices that will cause a massive move to terabyte-SSDs by consumers. I am thinking the prices need to be about $80 for 1 Terabyte, …

computer memoryTSMC 7 nanometer fab ramping in 2018, 5 nm in 2019, 3 nm Fab in 2021-2022

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) will build the world’s first 3-nm fab in the Tainan Science Park in southern Taiwan, where the company does the bulk of its manufacturing. About a year ago, TSMC said it planned to build its …

blockchainFilecoin raises $257 million and will unlock unused storage in data centers

Blockchain data storage network Filecoin has officially completed its initial coin offering (ICO), raising more than $257 million over a month of activity. The internet is in the middle of a revolution: centralized proprietary services are being replaced with decentralized …

computer memoryProgress to high density, low power Skyrmion based memory

Researchers have created a thin film material that allows them to control the size and density of magnetic skyrmions. This is progress towards a skyrmion-based memory device. The potential memory that is smaller by an order of magnitude and uses …

computer memoryASML enabling Moore’s law scaling and cost reduction out to 1 to 2 nanometers in mid-2020s

Today ASML is selling billions in Extreme Ultraviolet lithography machines. These machines will help deliver chips at the 5 nanometer to 2 nanometer nodes. ASML (Veldhoven, the Netherlands) sold eight more EUV (next-generation extreme ultraviolet lithography) systems in the second …