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Micron Technology on Monday said that it had initiated volume production of its HBM3E memory. The company's HBM3E known good stack dies (KGSDs) will be used for Nvidia's H200 compute GPU for artificial intelligence (AI) and high-performance computing (HPC) applications, which will ship in the second quarter of 2024. Micron has announced it is mass-producing 24 GB 8-Hi HBM3E devices with a data transfer rate of 9.2 GT/s and a peak memory bandwidth of over 1.2 TB/s per device. Compared to HBM3, HBM3E increases data transfer rate and peak memory bandwidth by a whopping 44%, which is particularly important for bandwidth-hungry processors like Nvidia's H200. Nvidia's H200 product relies on the Hopper architecture and offers the same computing performance as the H100. Meanwhile, it is equipped...

Crucial T705 Gen5 NVMe SSD: A 14.5 GBps Consumer Flagship with 2400 MT/s 232L NAND

Crucial is unveiling the latest addition to its Gen5 consumer NVMe SSD lineup today - the T705 PCIe 5.0 M.2 2280 NVMe SSD. It takes over flagship duties from...

32 by Ganesh T S on 2/20/2024

Global Semiconductor Sales Hit $526.8 Billion in 2023

The global semiconductor industry saw its sales dropped around $47 billion to nearly $527 billion in 2023, according to estimations by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). This was a...

13 by Anton Shilov on 2/9/2024

Micron at CES 2024: USB4 SSD Technology Demonstrations

Micron's consumer brand, Crucial Memory, has been putting extra focus on the SSD market over the last few quarters. The brand was marketing entry-level QLC drives in the 2018...

13 by Ganesh T S on 1/11/2024

LaCie Rugged Mini SSD Review: Power-Efficient Flash Storage at 20 Gbps

LaCie's portable storage drives have enjoyed a fan following, particularly among creative professionals valuing both performance and product design / appearance. After Seagate's acquisition, the brand has continued to...

8 by Ganesh T S on 1/3/2024

Micron Intros 3500 NVMe SSD: 232L 3D TLC and Phison E25 for the OEM Market

Micron has been on a roll lately with new product introductions despite the downturn in the flash market. The company is currently the only NAND manufacturer shipping products based...

7 by Ganesh T S on 12/5/2023

Crucial X10 Pro Portable SSD Review: 20 Gbps Performance in a Budget Offering

The portable SSD market has seen rapid growth over the last decade. Almost all of the tier-one NAND flash manufacturers have jumped in with multiple offerings, presenting consumers with...

19 by Ganesh T S on 11/10/2023

Micron Introduces 128 GB DDR5-8000 RDIMMs with Monolithic 32 Gb Die

The path to high-capacity RDIMMs for servers has primarily been through 3D stacking (3DS) of DRAM dies using Through-Silicon Vias (TSVs). However, this has presented significant challenges in packaging...

15 by Ganesh T S on 11/9/2023

Crucial T500 Gen4 NVMe SSD: New Flagship Melds Micron 232L 3D TLC and Phison E25

Crucial is unveiling its latest addition to its Gen4 consumer NVMe SSD lineup today - the T500 PCIe 4.0 M.2 2280 NVMe SSD. It takes over flagship duties from...

20 by Ganesh T S on 10/31/2023

Micron and SK hynix Ship LPDDR5-9600 Memory for Next-Gen Smartphones

Fast memory is crucial for the performance of high-end system-on-chips that are getting more sophisticated every year. When it comes to smartphones, the most obvious way to boost memory...

23 by Anton Shilov on 10/25/2023

HBM4 in Development, Organizers Eyeing Even Wider 2048-Bit Interface

High-bandwidth memory has been around for about a decade, and throughout its its continued development it has steadily increased in speed, starting at a data transfer rate from 1...

11 by Anton Shilov on 10/12/2023

Micron to Ship HBM3E Memory to NVIDIA in Early 2024

Micron has reaffirmed plans to start shipments of its HBM3E memory in high volume in early 2024, while also revealing that NVIDIA is one of its primary customers for...

7 by Anton Shilov on 9/28/2023

Micron Samples 128 GB Modules Based on 32 Gb DDR5 ICs

Micron is sampling 128 GB DDR5 memory modules, the company said at its earnings call this week. The modules are based on the company's latest single die, non-stacked 32...

9 by Anton Shilov on 9/28/2023

Crucial Unveils X9 Portable SSD: QLC for the Cost-Conscious Consumer

Crucial entered the portable SSD market relatively late, with their X6 and X8 PSSDs being the mainstay for many years. Based on QLC NAND, they were marketed for read-intensive...

1 by Ganesh T S on 9/27/2023

ASML to Deliver First High-NA EUV Tool This Year

In a promising sign for the development of the next generation of EUV lithography machines, ASML has revealed that the company is set to deliver the industry's first High-NA...

7 by Anton Shilov on 9/6/2023

Crucial X9 Pro Portable SSD Review: Micron 176L 3D NAND Delivers Record UFD Consistency

Crucial introduced their X9 Pro and X10 Pro high-performance portable SSDs last month. Based on Silicon Motion's SM2320 native USB flash controller, coupled with Micron's 176L 3D TLC NAND...

18 by Ganesh T S on 8/18/2023

Memory Makers on Track to Double HBM Output in 2023

TrendForce projects a remarkable 105% increase in annual bit shipments of high-bandwidth memory (HBM) this year. This boost comes in response to soaring demands from AI and high-performance computing...

9 by Anton Shilov on 8/9/2023

Micron's CZ120 CXL Memory Expansion Modules Unveiled: 128GB and 256GB

This week, Micron announced the sample availability of its first CXL 2.0 memory expansion modules for servers that promise easy and cheap DRAM subsystem expansions. Modern server platforms from...

7 by Anton Shilov on 8/9/2023

Micron Publishes Updated DRAM Roadmap: 32 Gb DDR5 DRAMs, GDDR7, HBMNext

In addition to unveiling its first HBM3 memory products yesterday, Micron also published a fresh DRAM roadmap for its AI customers for the coming years. Being one of the...

4 by Anton Shilov on 7/27/2023

Micron Unveils HBM3 Gen2 Memory: 1.2 TB/sec Memory Stacks For HPC and AI Processors

Micron today is introducing its first HBM3 memory products, becoming the latest of the major memory manufacturers to start building the high bandwidth memory that's widely used in server-grade...

7 by Anton Shilov on 7/26/2023

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