Samsung’s new 3D V-NAND Memory

3D V-NAND Memory
Current and Future Data Demands

Worldwide data transferal continues to grow at an explosive rate. The amount of data being shared by average users on a daily basis is at an all-time high:

Facebook : 250 billion photos uploaded per day
Twitter : 100,000 new tweets per minute
YouTube : 30 hours of video uploaded per minute
flickr : 3,000 photos uploaded per minute
foursquare : over 2,000 check-ins per minute

Even semiconductor and memory chip development add to this increase in data sharing. Currently, these fields account for the transferal of approximately 4 Exabytes of data per month. However, that number is projected to increase to 10 Exabytes per month in 2016. Improvements must be made to existing memory to rise to the challenge of such rapid data growth.

Benefits of Samsung V-NAND over 2D Planar NAND

More capacity
More speed
More endurance
More power efficiency

Samsung’s new 3D V-NAND will be used for a wide range of consumer electronics and enterprise applications, including solid state drives (SSDs). Consumers can expect their handheld computers to perform better for longer periods of time between charges. Datacenter managers can expect increased productivity and longevity while saving on their power bill.