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Micron Sampling 16nm NAND
7/16/2013

Micron says its new flash device has the smallest die sizeof any 128Gb MLC NAND part.
Micron says its new flash device has the smallest die size
of any 128Gb MLC NAND part.

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Peter Clarke
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Re: Blowing past Toshiba/SanDisk
Peter Clarke   7/16/2013 2:12:36 PM
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Lets see what Samsung and Hynix can do?

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Re: Blowing past Toshiba/SanDisk
mcgrathdylan   7/16/2013 1:50:40 PM
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Glen Hawk emphasized the fact that this part is the smallest die size 128Gb NAND available much more than the 16nm process technology. But I agree that given the surprising move by SanDisk/Toshiba to stay at 19nm, Micron's migration down to 16 is impressive and differentiating.

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Blowing past Toshiba/SanDisk
Peter Clarke   7/16/2013 9:37:15 AM
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Given that Toshiba/SanDisk's 1Y generation stayed at 19-nm

http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1280886

This looks likes a win for Intel/Micron planar HKMG memory cell structure.

But of course the proof is in the system-level pudding.

 

Does this put clear water between Micron and its competitors?

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