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    Default Samsung and Toshiba putting brakes on SSD production

    DigiTimes reports that Samsung Electronics and Toshiba are considering plans to slow down production on their most advanced NAND flash technologies until demand for solid state disks (SSDs) increases as per industry sources.

    The sources said that Samsung's and Toshiba's transitions to 21nm and 19nm technology respectively have already boosted the production of NAND flash memory, but the demand is still lagging behind the production pace leading to an oversupply and price drops. In the wake of the turn of events, Samsung and Toshiba are both contemplating the possibility of postponing their scheduled 12-inch fab expansions as an effort to prevent further falls in chip prices.

    Samsung and Toshiba putting brakes on SSD production - Notebookcheck.net News

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    Default Re: Samsung and Toshiba putting brakes on SSD production

    Ya we get the shaft on new technology. What else is new?

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    Default Re: Samsung and Toshiba putting brakes on SSD production

    Greedy bastards. SSDs were and still are too expensive. The recent price drop on SSDs still hasn't put them into the range of reasonable. These companies need tor realize that what they lose on each lower unit price they can make up for by selling larger volumes of drives. I think most of us would buy more SSDs if they weren't so expensive. I know I would.
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    Default Re: Samsung and Toshiba putting brakes on SSD production

    YA true. It would be nice if they were less expensive. That way they could sell more.

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    Default Re: Samsung and Toshiba putting brakes on SSD production

    Quote Originally Posted by killjoyjim View Post
    YA true. It would be nice if they were less expensive. That way they could sell more.
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    Default Re: Samsung and Toshiba putting brakes on SSD production

    they trying to pull the same S&i8 that they did with the Spinners , control the market Samsung Didnt sell off the HD section to go broke in SSDs

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    Default Re: Samsung and Toshiba putting brakes on SSD production

    Quote Originally Posted by Drdeath View Post
    Margins shrinking
    I doubt that. I think they are just gouging us for every last penny they can. Like I said, greedy bastards.
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