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Micron X100 NVMe SSD (3D XPoint) Unveiled

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3D XPoint (pronounced cross point) was jointly developed by Micron and Intel and was first announced in 2015. Intel’s version was dubbed Optane and has made a fairly significant impact on the market running near competitor free for some time now, though other companies have been dabbling in the persistent memory area. Micron and Intel went their separate ways in 2017 with Micron promising its own 3D Xpoint in both 2017 and 2018, initially named QuantX. It looks as though that name has been dropped but the day of the new persistent memory product is here in the form of the Micron X100 SSD. Aimed at the data center, features include:

 

 

 

Micron X100 NVMe SSD (3D XPoint) Unveiled

 

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Cheapest version of 3D XPoint (Intel Optane) I see at Newegg is roughly $2/GB, and Micron's version is even faster than Intel's, so it will probably cost more.

So I strongly doubt this would make it into PS5 unless there's some fancy $1k ultra-bling-bling edition.

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Let's chill on the faster talk, that's not Micron's strength historically. And no, this is definitely not in the PS5.

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