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[Mushkin/OCC] Mushkin Not Moving to 25nm

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While the process reduction to 25nm reduces cost both for manufacturers and consumers, there are intrinsic drawbacks to the 25nm which give rise to problems that have not yet been solved.
Source - Mushkin

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It appears as though several SSD manufacturers will be moving to the 25nm process from 34nm. Mushkin has issued a statement, and won't be following Corsair.
Source - OCC
    
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And this is why you buy Mushkin products.
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Interesting. Less capacity and a shorter life span from a die shrink. I wonder if performance is increased though.

I think this a smart move personally. However most uninformed people will see the cheaper price tag of 25nm variants and it may not work out well for muskin.
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And this is why you buy Mushkin products.
Meh, I commend mushkin for not doing what OCZ did, but they are also taking a back seat and actually doing marketing with this press release.

The companies who list their 25nm drives as lesser to the 34nm chips will be higher up on my respected list. As they are driving technology forward and not taking advantage of unknowing people. (OCZ)
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Meh, I commend mushkin for not doing what OCZ did, but they are also taking a back seat and actually doing marketing with this press release.

The companies who list their 25nm drives as lesser to the 34nm chips will be higher up on my respected list. As they are driving technology forward and not taking advantage of unknowing people. (OCZ)
Mushkin aren't taking a back seat, they're just maturing the 25nm fabrication process until the problems that it is currently faced with have been dealt with. At least, that's what I hope...
    
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+1 to Mushkin.

Whenever I upgrade to a SSD, they will be my priority choice.
   
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Interesting. Less capacity and a shorter life span from a die shrink. I wonder if performance is increased though.
25nm is slower as well. Cheaper to produce, but lower capacity, performance, and longevity. It's strange to see a die shrink bring less performance, I wonder if this is a problem with the flash architecture or if the Intel 25nm process is generally crappy. Some people say that this is because less ships == the same capacity, meaning less channels and lower performance even though per ship performance is higher, but this hasn't been proven.

http://www.overclockers.com/oczs-25n...rmance-issues/
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I'm so going Mushkin in my next build.
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<3 mushkin
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lol @ brand loyalty, this is exactly what Mushkin is hoping for.

Me, I will be buying whatever I deem is the best value for my money after doing some research. It may or may not be Mushkin.
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