Intel introduces new 6th gen processors

On September 1st, Intel launched the new and improved 6th generation Intel Core processors. A total of 48 processors have been presented at the press conference. They all run on the new Skylark 14nm architecture and exhibit an impressive range of applications, from computer sticks, tablets, two-in-ones, slim ultrabooks to full size notebooks, workstations or gaming rigs.

This update is set to better differentiate the more energy efficient models designed for ultra portable devices from those high performance processors aimed at working professionals and serious gamers. No matter the model, every highlighted processor is more powerful and less power hungry than the previous generation.

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Toshiba and SanDisk to start production of new 3D NAND Flash chip

Toshiba and SanDisk have announced they began production of the world’s first 256-gigabit, 3-bit per cell TLC, 48-layer BiCS (Bit Cost Scalable) flash chips. This news comes in after the partnership announcement made by both companies earlier this year in March when they began working on the 128-gigabit 3D NAND Flash chips in a new shared plant in Yokkaichi, Japan used exclusively for the research, development and production of 3D NAND storage solutions.

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