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Intel's New Storage Chip Is 1,000 Times Faster Than Flash Memory

Intel and Micron have a new way to store data that they say is denser, tougher, and faster than the competition, and it’s already starting production.

In a live keynote today, the companies announced 3D Xpoint, a new category of non-volatile memory that claims to be 1,000 times faster than the NAND architecture underlying most flash memory cards and solid state drives.

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This article originally appeared on Recode.net.

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