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LSI SandForce Shows Next Generation Flash Technology

19nm and 20nm on the Rise

| Storage News | Posted: Jun 5, 2012 10:17 am

Computex 2012 - LSI SandForce displayed their second generation Flash Processor Unit paired with 19nm Toshiba Toggle Mode and IMFT 20nm NAND flash today at Computex. These new competing technologies will leads us into 2013 with even low prices on consumer solid state drives.


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Our first image shows Intel 20nm ONFi2 flash.


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The other half of the IMFT team was also present. Micron is now sampling their ONFi2 20nm flash.


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Toshiba is also sampling their new 19nm Toggle Mode flash.


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Next generation flash should still deliver the same amount of performance as we see now in current 24/25nm. The biggest difference is that you can fit more flash on each wafer which will lower the total cost of the flash. Flash makes up the largest expense in consumer SSDs so major changes in price have a direct affect on the cost of ownership.

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