Micron Announces 232-Layer 3D NAND Flash

Micron Announces 232-Layer 3D NAND Flash

Micron on Thursday announced the industry’s first 3D NAND memory device featuring 232 layers. The company plans to use its new 232-layer 3D NAND products for a variety of products, including solid-state drives and plans to start ramping up production of such chips sometimes in late 2022.  Micron’s 232-layer 3D NAND device features a 3D…

Kioxia Demos HLC 3D NAND and Talks About OLC NAND

Kioxia Demos HLC 3D NAND and Talks About OLC NAND

The best SSDs currently use TLC or maybe QLC memory. Kioxia (formerly Toshiba Memory) was the first 3D NAND maker to start talking about 5-bits-per-cell (5 bpc) PLC (penta level cell) 3D NAND memory back in 2019. Kioxia’s scientists and engineers certainly don’t want to rest on their laurels, and this year they demonstrated operation of 6…