10TB SSDs are on their way thanks to Micron and Intel's new 3D NAND

Thanks to Intel and Micron's new 3D NAND flash, we can expect 10TB SSDs in the near future.

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Published Fri, Mar 27 2015 9:53 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:09 PM CST

Intel and Micron have been working on flash storage together for a while now, with the two companies collaborating on a new type of 3D NAND that will be the best they've created yet.

10TB SSDs are on their way thanks to Micron and Intel's new 3D NAND | TweakTown.com

The new method involves larger flash chips, stacking them on top of one another, which will provide better efficiency, lower costs, which will all trickle down to the consumer. Using the M.2 PCIe form factor, we can expect 3.5TB SSDs using the 2.5-inch standard, but 10TB drives are not far away, too.

Micron's VP of Memory Technology and Solutions, Brian Shirley, has teased that this 3D NAND technology will create fundamental shifts in the market, with the depth of the impact that flash has had to date just a tease of what is to come. Intel has chimed in, saying that it has plans to ship products using this technology in the second half of 2015.

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Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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