Thursday, April 19, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
2nd Generation AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors Arrive to Offer Great Value
Lenovo Unveils New moto g6 and moto e5 Smartphones
SpaceX Successfully Launches NASA's TESS Spacecraft
LG SmartThinQ Home Appliances Get Amazon Alexa Connectivity
Huawei Announces New Honor 10 Flagship Smartphone
Garmin Announces Connect IQ 3.0 with New apps from Trailforks, Yelp, iHeartRadio
Intel Open Sources the nGraph Compiler for Deep Learning Systems
Facebook Seeking to Hire Chip Designers
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Toshiba...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, February 10, 2005
Toshiba, SanDisk develop 8-Gbit, 70nm NAND flash


Toshiba and SanDisk unveiled an 8Gbit NAND flash memory chip fabricated with 70nm process technology with 1Gbyte data storage capacity at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco.

The new NAND flash employs multi-level cell (MLC) technology to allow two bits of data to be stored in one memory cell, thereby doubling memory capacity.

Further, the companies said certain circuit design techniques were utilized to improve chip area resulting in an 8Gbit chip size that is less than 5 percent larger than the previous generation 4Gbit chip on 90nm process technology.

At 146 square millimeters, the 8Gbit chip has a density of 6 billion bits or 3 billion transistors per square centimeter (20 billion transistors per square inch of silicon).

Performance was maximized by adoption of fast writing circuit techniques, which reduced data write times and support a fast write speed of 6-megabytes per second. Read speed of 60Mbits per second, 40 percent faster than the previous generation, was achieved by a combination of burst mode and high read bandwidth.

Toshiba and SanDisk plan to start production of flash memory products based on the 8Gbit NAND flash memory technology this summer.

By next year, this chip is expected to become the ?production workhorse? for the venture between the companies, bringing significant cost reductions to the flash storage products of both.

The companies also said they would commercialize a 16Gbit NAND flash memory IC that stacks two of the 8Gbit NAND flash memories in a single package.


Previous
Next
Epson develops innovative flexible 8-Bit microprocessor        All News        Fiorina is out at HP
Epson develops innovative flexible 8-Bit microprocessor     General Computing News      Fiorina is out at HP

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Toshiba Releases New Surveillance, Video Streaming Laptop and Desktop Hard Drives
China Opposes SK hynix-Toshiba Deal
Toshiba Delays Memory Chip Unit Sale
Toshiba Memory to Make New Investment in Production Equipment for Fab 6 at Yokkaichi Operation
Toshiba Launches KumoScale NVM Express over Fabrics Storage Software for Cloud Infrastructures
Toshiba Adds 64-layer BiCS CD5, XD5 and HK6-DC Models to Data Center SSD Lineup
Western Digital to Inject $4.6bn in Toshiba Memory
Toshiba Completes Transfer of its TV Business to Chinese Hisense Group
Toshiba Releases 2TB Hard Disk Drive for Notebooks
Toshiba Reveals Fresh Canvio Portable Hard Drive Models
Western Digital Unveils New Solutions to Help People Preserve, Access and Share Their Photos and Videos
Toshiba Officially Unveils Mainstream RC100 NVMe SSD Series

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .