To fully utilize the wide bandwidth of PCI Express, Fujitsu Laboratories developed a software-controlled SSD, equipped with 16 control channels and 256 flash memory chips
, in which the interface enables read/write commands directly to each flash memory chip
from server software (figure 2).
SEOUL: Apple has reduced its orders for memory chips
for its new iPhone from its main supplier and competitor Samsung, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said yesterday.
After piling up losses of $10 billion over four years and averting bankruptcy through a creditor-led bailout, Hynix has sold assets to focus on making computer memory chips
, a global market that researcher Gartner Inc.
In a related development, Hynix on Wednesday said it will stop selling memory chips
on the spot market through the end of March so that it can focus on meeting growing demand from its long-term customers.
Samsung estimates the global market for flash memory chips
will grow from $400m this year to $2.
Thus the magic of upgrading old 256K (from three chip SIMM boards) into one Meg SIMM modules and one Meg memory chips
(from three chip SIMM boards) into four Meg SIMM modules becomes possible.
The giant chip maker said it will use the breakthrough to create more powerful memory chips
for products such as cellular phones, networking equipment and even video arcade games.
PSC executives noted the specialty memory chips
kept its contract manufacturing lines running at full capacity as the firm's major profit earner in throughout the second quarter, while commodity-memory chip
manufacturing stayed underperforming.
s Tower Semiconductor Ltd which will serve as an original equipment manufacturer for Macronix's 8MB flash memory chip
says that the company expects to offer a 1-megabit spin-based memory chip
commercially this year.
This new temperature-compensated, self-refresh feature maximizes the self-refresh cycle to reduce power drain in standby mode by 30 percent over conventional memory chip
A flash memory chip
is a nonvolatile memory device, which means it does not lose recorded data when power is turned off.