Monday, January 16, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Airbus Could Build A 'Flying Car' This Year
Intel Unveils New Intel Responsive Retail Platform, Announces $100 Million Investment Plan
Raspberry Compute Module 3 Launched
SpaceX Sends Satellites into Orbit
LG Touts Safety Features OF G6 Smartphone
Nintendo Switch Coming In March For $299
YouTube Super Chat Lets You Pay to Pin comments On Live Streams
Samsung Adds New Capabilities And Categories To Their Mobile Alliance Program
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 > Consumer Electronics > Intel, ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Intel, Micron Introduce 25-Nanometer NAND


Intel and Micron Technology, Inc. today announced the world's first 25-nanometer (nm) NAND technology, which provides a more cost-effective path for increasing storage capacity in popular consumer gadgets as well as the latest solid-state drives (SSDs).

NAND flash memory stores data and other media contained in consumer electronics products, retaining information even when the power is turned off. The drive toward smaller NAND processes enables the continued development and introduction of new uses for the technology. Not only is the 25nm process the smallest NAND technology, it is also the smallest semiconductor technology in the world.

Manufactured by IM Flash Technologies (IMFT), Intel and Micron?s NAND flash joint venture, the 25nm process produces 8 gigabytes (GB) of storage in a single NAND device, creating a high-capacity storage solution for today?s tiny consumer gadgets. It measures just 167mm2-- small enough to fit through the hole in the middle of a compact disc (CD), yet packs more than 10 times the data capacity of that CD (a standard CD holds 700 megabytes of data).

Intel and Micron have doubled NAND density roughly every 18 months, which leads to smaller, more cost-efficient and higher capacity products. IMFT started production with a 50nm process in 2006, followed by a 34nm process in 2008.

The 25nm, 8GB device is sampling now and is expected to enter mass production in the second quarter of 2010. For consumer electronics manufacturers, the device provides the highest-density in a single 2 bits-per-cell multi-level cell (MLC) die that will fit an industry-standard, thin small-outline package (TSOP). Multiple 8GB devices can be stacked in a package to increase storage capacity. The new 25nm 8GB device reduces chip count by 50 percent compared to previous process generations, allowing for smaller, yet higher density designs and greater cost efficiencies. For example, a 256GB solid-state drive (SSD) can now be enabled with just 32 of these devices (versus 64 previously), a 32GB smartphone needs just four, and a 16GB flash card requires only two.


Previous
Next
2x testing from AudioDev With CATS B210 BD Pro 2x        All News        Google To Acquire Audio-video Tech Company IP Solutions
QSTARZ Releases New GPS Travel Recorder     Consumer Electronics News      Sony Goes Retro With Cassette Tape, CD player and Radio Combo

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Intel Unveils New Intel Responsive Retail Platform, Announces $100 Million Investment Plan
Intel Unveils Credit Card-Sized Computer
Intel To Bring Standalone Project Alloy VR Headset By The End Of the Year
Spanning Car, Connectivity and Cloud, Intel Announces New GO Platforms For Self-Driving Vehicles
Get Ready for the Best New PCs for the New Year with New 7th Generation Intel Core Processors
Intel to Acquire 15 Percent Ownership of HERE
Micron forecasts Q2 Revenue
SK Hynix Inc. to Invest $2.7 billion In Cutting Edge NAND Flash Fabs
NAND Flash Prices to Keep Rising Next Year
Micron Launches Xccela Consortium to Promote High-Speed, Low Signal Count Octal Interface Bus
New Intel NUC Platforms Launching At CES 2017
Could Future Intel Chips Have AMD Graphics Inside?

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .