New NAND flash paves the way for super-cheap, oversized SSDs

SK hynix has developed a new 4D NAND flash with a massive 238 layers, paving the way for fast and spacious new SSDsthe company has announced.

Unveiled onstage at Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara, the new memory chip is described as the “world’s first 238-layer 512Gb TLC 4D NAND” and is expected to go into mass production in the first half of 2023.