Rumor: price war ssd’s coming




In an attempt to gain market share ssd manufacturers increase production in the coming months and lower them prices. DigiTimes claims that according to his sources within the electronics industry. Micron would like to double. Ssd his deliveries

Include Micron, Intel, Kingston, SanDisk and Samsung make themselves according to DigiTimes in a price war to stabbing in the SSD market. together the windward Micron would be the supply of NAND chips to third parties have been scaled back, to step up. Production of its own-Crucial SSDs Micron would have enabled the SSD shipments in a single quarter to double. Purpose

Kingston competitor would seek to join as the largest SSD supplier, although the manufacturer of the latest generation SSDs seem to be switched on NAND chips from Micron. Besides Samsung and SanDisk Nevertheless Kingston would like to step up to 600,000 pieces per month. Deliveries

A further factor that would play on the market for SSD’s role is to support the M.2 form factor Intel with its new 9 Series line. It is expected that competitors in the second half of 2014 also focus on this type that can be. Combined with PCI-E and SATA interfaces In time M.2 would the 2.5 “models can be replaced as the main format, expected Digitimes.

The prices of SSDs have been falling steadily, after a long stable to be. remained For example, the average prices for the popular Samsung 120GB 840 EVO and the Crucial M500 2.5 ” since August last year dropped from 100 euros to 80 euros 65 euros respectively.


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