“Samsung Electronics has started mass production of 1GB OneNAND flash memory chips using a 70nm fabrication process. The NAND flash memory, a widely used memory device that provides higher performance over and above conventional flash devices, will be used in a wide variety of products ranging from digital cameras to mobile hard drives. Samsung believes that the new flash memory will boost production efficiency by 70 percent over the current 90nm generation, and will lay the foundation for new flash products such as hybrid hard drives,’ Techtree reports. “The company claims that the 70nm flash offers sustained read speeds of 108MB/s, as compared to 68MB/s of the 90nm generation.”
Techtree reports, “Samsung today is one of the major suppliers of Flash memory for Apple’s iPod Nano and Shuffle, but the company intends to move into new products that already require Flash memory or will adopt Flash memory in future product generations.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Too Hot!” for the heads up.]
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