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    Toshiba, SanDisk unveil world's first 256Gb, 48-Layer BiCS NAND

    Samples of the world's highest capacity FLASH NAND will start to ship in September.
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    Re: Toshiba, SanDisk unveil world's first 256Gb, 48-Layer BiCS NAND

    * Diagram not to scale

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    Re: Toshiba, SanDisk unveil world's first 256Gb, 48-Layer BiCS NAND

    Quote Originally Posted by LeetyMcLeet View Post
    * Diagram not to scale
    Shame, I was quite looking forward to getting a tech "talking piece" for the living room - especially as that looks a wee bitty like one of the old Cray supercomputer designs.

    So that's another high density flash announcement ... at this rate (unless these are earmarked for enterprise customers only) my next gaming machine build will be all-SSD except for the drive for backup image storage. As it is I'm thinking about perhaps swapping my discrete OS/Apps/User three disk setup for a single area based on RAID5'd SSD's.

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    Re: Toshiba, SanDisk unveil world's first 256Gb, 48-Layer BiCS NAND

    This will bring higher capacity SSDs and lower prices, can't really increase SATA speed but for M.2 and PCIe interface this could push faster speeds there, and of course increased reliability is great also. I would love a 1 or 2 TB M.2 3D-NAND with NVMe. Maybe next year my dreams will become real.

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    SSD IV is nowhere to be seen and it wouldn’t surprise me to see PCI NVMe saturated soon as well. Singularity at last

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    Re: Toshiba, SanDisk unveil world's first 256Gb, 48-Layer BiCS NAND

    Still none of these NAND announcements are exciting me with XPoint looming on the horizon....

    Will these NAND advancements be too little too late or will XPoint fail to deliver on it's promises.....until I know either way I think I will have to eek my current storage out!
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