Intel Corporation (INTC), Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) 3D NAND Breakthrough: 10TB SSDs Coming In 2016


Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) and Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) have promised that they are going to launch 10 Terabytes SSDs within two years. Up till now, SSD’s cost vs space ration was throwing crucial problems at the industry because of the inability of increase bits of spaces on the single layers. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), which was working painstakingly to build a cost effective yet spacious SSD has finally hit the breakthrough recently. The company has resolved the problems regarding 3D NAND memory. Now, the company is able to pile up multiple layers on a single die of disk.

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In an article on CRN, it was reported the Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) and Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) will be able to launch 10 TB SSDs very soon; but the prices will be high initially. The source quoted Non-Volatile memory department’s head of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), who said that the company can now pile up 32 NAND layers on a single die. Consequently, Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) and Intel have now got the power to build terabytes of SSDs.

 Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)’s price regarding its SSDs has always flummoxed the users. Its 2TB SSD costs around $5,536, whereas 1TB SSD made by Samsung is available for PC consumers in $507. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has always claimed that its prices are competitive and its disks are of high quality and long lasting. Hard disks are available in very cheap prices in the market. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) and Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) breakthrough regarding NAND technology can do wonders in the coming days. An Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) executive has claimed that after the launch of 10TB SSDs, the market adaption for such devices will go up massively by 2018.

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