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Watch How Crucial Ballistix DRAM is Made
Feb 19, 2014 - in News
A peek inside the factory where Crucial's Ballistix DRAM is made.
Micron P420m SSD Review: 1.4 TB Of PCI Express-Attached Storage
Sep 8, 2013 - in Reviews
After the success of its P320h, Micron is following up with the P420m, an MLC-based PCI Express x8 add-in card aimed at more read-oriented enterprise customers. How does it compare to the company's SLC-based flagship? We benchmark ours thoroughly.
SSD Deathmatch: Crucial's M500 Vs. Samsung's 840 EVO
Aug 6, 2013 - in Reviews
Micron's consumer products division, Crucial, wasn't the first brand to introduce a 1 TB SSD. But it was the first to sell one for less than a fortune, and it sports some snazzy new features to boot. We got our hands on the entire line-up to test.
Micron Reveals PCIe Enterprise I/O Accelerator
May 3, 2013 - in News
Micron is working on its new PCIe I/O Accelerator for the enterprise environment.
Crucial Reveals UK Pricing for M500 Series SSDs
Apr 11, 2013 - in News
Crucial has detailed UK pricing for its M500 series of SSDs.
Micron Introduces SAS Solid-State Drive
Feb 28, 2013 - in News
Micron's P410m SSD is designed to offer the reliability and endurance demanded by 24/7 data centers
Micron Intros the World's Smallest 128Gb NAND Flash Device
Feb 17, 2013 - in News
Micron's new flash memory device stores 128 Gb in just 146 mm2 of space
Micron Wants NVDIMM "Hybrid Memory" to Become Reality
Feb 13, 2013 - in News
Micron has been working on NVDIMMs, a 'hybrid' storage solution, aiming to bridge the gap between DRAM and SSDs. The idea is that all the data in the DRAM would get written to NAND memory upon losing power.
Micron P400m SSD Review: High Endurance MLC Is Here To Stay
Feb 12, 2013 - in Reviews
Endurance. Reliability. Data protection. They're all important factors when it comes time to evaluate high-end storage technology. Micron's P400m, the company's latest enterprise-class SSD, is positioned to not only address those needs, but exceed them.
Micron RealSSD P320h Review: A PCIe Drive Capable Of 3.2 GB/s
Jan 2, 2013 - in Reviews
Announced earlier this year, Micron's RealSSD P320h PCI Express-based SSD promises to be an enterprise workhorse. A custom controller, single-level cell NAND, amazingly low latency, stellar random I/O, and incredible endurance combine to blow us away.
Demand for SSDs On The Rise, Says Micron
Dec 26, 2012 - in News
Micron saw a 20-percent increase in SSD sales compared to the previous quarter.
Micron Co-developing Non-Volatile DRAM
Dec 3, 2012 - in News
AgigA Tech has found a partner to work to bring its non-volatile DRAMs to market: Micron said that it is co-developing the technology with Cypress Semiconductor's subsidiary.
Micron Expects Elpida Acquisition to Close in H1 2013
Dec 2, 2012 - in News
Micron is still trying to make its way through a rather complex process to purchase bankrupt DRAM maker Elpida.
Mike Rayfield Goes From Nvidia to Vice President at Micron
Sep 20, 2012 - in News
Michael Rayfield, the former man in charge of Nvidia's mobile business, is now employed by memory maker Micron.
Mobile DRAM Market Expands Due to Smartphones, Tablets
Aug 30, 2012 - in News
Mobile DRAM is developing into an increasingly bright spot in the troubled memory industry.
Micron Has Phase Change Memory in Volume Production
Jul 23, 2012 - in News
Micron said it is the first memory maker to have started volume production of phase change memory (PCM).
Elpida Bond Holders Expected to Vote Against Micron Purchase
Jul 11, 2012 - in News
Micron has not cleared all hurdles in the acquisition of Elpida yet.
Micron's RealSSD P400e: Affordable SSD Storage For The Enterprise?
Jul 8, 2012 - in Reviews
Enterprise-class SSDs use costly SLC NAND or, more frequently, eMLC flash. But Micron's RealSSD P400e raises eyebrows by using low-cost MLC memory. Does this make sense on an SSD fighting for the affections of data center managers with read-heavy apps?
Micron Snaps Up Elpida for $750 Million
Jul 2, 2012 - in News
Micron agreed to acquire bankrupt DRAM maker Elpida.
Micron Announces its First DDR4 Module, Production in Q4
May 8, 2012 - in News
Micron said that it has begun shipping "fully functional" DDR4 memory modules in sample numbers to customers.
Micron Likely to Acquire Elpida for $2.5 Billion
May 7, 2012 - in News
Micron has won the right to exclusively bid for the acquisition of Elpida Memory.
Patent Troll Goes After Intel, IBM, TI, Micron, Samsung
May 5, 2012 - in News
Semcon Tech has filed a patent infringement suit against several chip makers, including IBM, Intel, Fujifilm electronics, Texas Instruments, Micron and Samsung.
Micron Intros mSATA SSD for Ultrabook/Ultrathin Sector
Apr 11, 2012 - in News
Micron has creased an mSATA version of its RealSSD C400 series SSD for the ultrathin form factor.
Micron Offers to Acquire Elpida for About $1.5 Billion
Mar 25, 2012 - in News
Industry rumors suggest that Micron will be the winning bidder to purchase struggling chip maker Elpida.
Micron/Elpida Could Challenge Samsung's DRAM Dominance
Feb 16, 2012 - in News
IHS has released data that highlights a speculated merger between Micron and Elpida, which would create the second largest DRAM company worldwide.
Micron Appoints New CEO Following Death of Appleton
Feb 6, 2012 - in News
COO ditches retirement plans to fill Appleton's shoes.
Micron's CEO Dies in Plane Crash Friday Morning
Feb 3, 2012 - in News
Micron's CEO was killed Friday morning while trying to land his plane at the Boise airport.
Intel, Micron Team Up for 128Gb NAND for Future SSDs
Dec 6, 2011 - in News
Consumers should expect to see higher capacities and lower prices next year with the launch of Intel and Micron's 128 Gb NAND device.
Rambus Loses 7-year Patent Battle Against Micron, Hynix
Nov 17, 2011 - in News
Rambus suffered a painful loss in court against Micron and Hynix.
Micron Updates RealSSD With Self Encryption
Sep 21, 2011 - in News
Micron has added a self-encrypting drive (SED) to its lineup of RealSSD C400 line of SSDs.