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  1. Joined : Sep 2014
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       25 Oct 2015 #1

    A 16 TB Samsung SSD


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    At the Flash Memory Summit in California, Samsung has unveiled what appears to be the world's largest hard drive—and somewhat surprisingly, it uses NAND flash chips rather than spinning platters. The rather boringly named PM1633a, which is being targeted at the enterprise market, manages to cram almost 16 terabytes into a 2.5-inch SSD package. By comparison, the largest conventional hard drives made by Seagate and Western Digital currently max out at 8 or 10TB.

    The secret sauce behind Samsung's 16TB SSD is the company's new 256Gbit (32GB) NAND flash die; twice the capacity of 128Gbit NAND dies that were commercialised by various chip makers last year. To reach such an astonishing density, Samsung has managed to cram 48 layers of 3-bits-per-cell (TLC) 3D V-NAND into a single die. This is up from 24 layers in 2013, and then 36 layers in 2014.
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
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       25 Oct 2015 #2

    Oooooh, Lawdy!

    I'll bet it takes more than 1 second to TRIM that one, eh Gary?
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  3. Joined : Sep 2014
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       25 Oct 2015 #3

    It probably trims itself.
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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
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       25 Oct 2015 #4

    And THAT's no doubt a good thing.
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
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       25 Oct 2015 #5

    Holy **it !!!!! bet it cost for than 100 bucks too. Even my old Intel SSD trims itself guys, and that is 3 years old.
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       25 Oct 2015 #6

    OldMike65 said: View Post
    Holy **it !!!!! bet it cost for than 100 bucks too. Even my old Intel SSD trims itself guys, and that is 3 years old.
    Yes but it is not 16TB's now is it?
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       25 Oct 2015 #7

    Gary said: View Post
    Yes but it is not 16TB's now is it?
    15.36TB so you are being a tad picky on specs....lol

    And where did I say it was 16TB bty????
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       25 Oct 2015 #8

    OldMike65 said: View Post
    15.36TB so you are being a tad picky on specs....lol

    And where did I say it was 16TB bty????
    I never said you did.
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  9. Joined : Aug 2015
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       25 Oct 2015 #9

    Gary said: View Post
    I never said you did.
    I would have no use for an SSD that big, and that expensive. Plus they most likely would not last as long as a regular type hard drive. I just saw a 1TB regular drive on Amazon for 58 bucks, sata6 drive, which makes it fast, was a WD drive. 58 bucks!!! internal.
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       25 Oct 2015 #10

    OldMike65 said: View Post
    I would have no use for an SSD that big, and that expensive. Plus they most likely would not last as long as a regular type hard drive. I just saw a 1TB regular drive on Amazon for 58 bucks, sata6 drive, which makes it fast, was a WD drive. 58 bucks!!! internal.
    This is not even in production yet, in 10 years this will be a small SSD.
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