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Intel, Micron Increase 3D XPoint Manufacturing Capacity Through Fab Expansion

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Today, Intel and Micron announced the completion of an expansion to Building 60 (B60) at the IM Flash facilities in Lehi, Utah. The expanded fab will produce 3D XPoint memory media, a building block of Intel Optane technology that includes Intel Optane memory for clients, the recently announced Intel Optane SSD 900P Series and new capacities and form factors of the Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X Series. A ribbon-cutting was held at the facility with Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, employees of the facility and representatives from Intel and Micron.

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Limited production sold some, quick let's make our planned expansion seem like it's due to overwhelming demind, create a sense of urgency.
 
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Limited production sold some, quick let's make our planned expansion seem like it's due to overwhelming demind, create a sense of urgency.
lol.. I don't think they created this in a matter of weeks. Err... or if they did, that's pretty badass. I'm pretty sure they knew this was coming.

Sweet drives btw. Weird that we haven't seen a Micron product yet though.
 
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lol.. I don't think they created this in a matter of weeks. Err... or if they did, that's pretty badass. I'm pretty sure they knew this was coming.

Sweet drives btw. Weird that we haven't seen a Micron product yet though.
The lack of nvme drives in general from Crucial is weird.
I wonder if Intel has anything to do with it.
 
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The lack of nvme drives in general from Crucial is weird.
I wonder if Intel has anything to do with it.
Yeah, I was gonna say. Even their regular NAND stuff is lacking.

Intel also just released the 545s for lower end SATA (but 64 layer), and Micron hasn't done that as well.