While production processes are beginning to slow down on the CPU front due to increasing temperatures thanks to all those millions of transistors tightly packet together, storage-bound silicon typically doesn’t see the same issues and the jumps between different process nodes are happening much quicker than Moore’s law would ordinarily govern. We’re now down to 16-nanometer processes for Micron memory and the company says they’ll be releasing the world’s first 16-nanometer SSDs later this year, with a showing off at Computex 2014. The new silicon will make its debut in Crucial’s MX100, a consumer-bound SSD with performance somewhere between the M500 and M550 but with pricing a little cheaper than both.

Source: Hardware.info

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