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If only they could cram 8TB on an M.2, then i would be impressed. In either case, this seems to be a step in the right direction.
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Samsung unveiled its new 960 Pro and Evo models, which brought the anticipated increases in performance and capacity, but the company also outlined a new advance in SSD controller technology that promises to bring about a sea change in M.2 SSD designs. Samsung is also forging ahead with a new density-increasing form factor that it outlined (briefly) at the Flash Memory Summit.

One of Samsung's most interesting revelations is the addition of a package on package (PoP) design for its Polaris SSD controllers. PoP designs, which combine the memory and the logic into one discrete package with two components, have been a staple in the mobile segment for over a decade.

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/samsung-ssd-pop-m-2-pro,32754.html



Edited by Computurd - 9/27/16 at 9:49am
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If only they could cram 8TB on an M.2, then i would be impressed. In either case, this seems to be a step in the right direction.

I'm sure they can. It's more of a business thing, man.
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I hope in 10years 10TB SSDs are like 150 bucks

Maybe I'm a dreamer.
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I'm hoping to see 1TB sata ssds under $150 in 2 years
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I hope in 10years 10TB SSDs are like 150 bucks

Maybe I'm a dreamer.

This is a really interesting issue, will we have a lot of cheap QLC flash and only a bit of nanotube/3DXpoint really fast memory? Will we actually have unified storage+ram in 10 years?

I hope I am around to see. smile.gif
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I hope in 10years 10TB SSDs are like 150 bucks

Maybe I'm a dreamer.

 

Remember when 512gb ssds were $1 million 10 years ago well they are less then $150 now


Edited by ozlay - 9/28/16 at 9:26pm
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I hope in 10years 10TB SSDs are like 150 bucks

Maybe I'm a dreamer.

Won't take 10 years. My guess is 3-5 years, max.
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thank you Samsung for innovating in the flash space
can you imagine how even crazier Samsung will get once 3DXP is out?
Good thing Samsung is not Intel/nVidia biggrin.gif
     
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Not a Samsung hater, but with its dealings with Apple, I can hardly think of them as a "Saint" of a company. Like every other company, all about the monies smile.gif.
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So they aren't resting with phones and washing machines. Now they want to blow up our PCs with SSDs.
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