Micron intros NAND memory with onboard error management

By Jos
Dec 6, 2010
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  1. Solid-state drives are probably the best performance-oriented upgrade any computer can get these days – they are quiet, they are blistering fast, and run more efficiently than traditional hard drives. But there are also some little-known snags that they have to deal with, like failing bits, filled up pages and cells deteriorating over time. Usually it’s up to the SSD controller (Indilinx, SandForce, etc.) to make sure your drive keeps running healthy for a long while, but now Micron is trying to take some of the burden by embedding error correction in its flash memory chips.

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