3D Xpoint

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Intel's Upcoming Ultra-Fast Optane SSD May Come to MacBooks

Friday March 11, 2016 9:44 am PST by
Last summer, Intel announced 3D Xpoint, a new class of memory labeled as a "major breakthrough in memory process technology." 3D Xpoint is 1,000 times faster and more durable than NAND Flash storage, as well as 10 times denser than the DRAM chips used in computers.The innovative, transistor-less cross point architecture creates a three-dimensional checkerboard where memory cells sit at the...