Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:
AMD) is a leading global provider of innovative processing solutions in the
computing, graphics and consumer electronics markets. AMD is dedicated to
driving open innovation, choice and industry growth by delivering superior
customer-centric solutions that empower consumers and businesses worldwide. For
more information, visit www.amd.com.
see also:- AMD's
SSD products overview
- editor's comments:- AMD isn't currently a
leader in the
SSD market. But it
has dabbled in the SSD and memory markets as you can see below.
2002 - AMD announced it was sampling the company's first MirrorBit
Flash memory device - in which data is stored in 2 discrete and independent
locations. By physically separating each bit and maintaining its individual
MirrorBit devices are inherently more stable and reliable than competing MLC
devices and are designed to deliver
at least 100,000 program/erase cycles and 20 years of data retention at 125
In July 2003 -
Spansion was founded
as a joint venture by AMD and Fujitsu.
In September 2012 -
it will develop a version of its RAMDisk software which will be rebranded
by AMD in Q4 under the name of Radeon
RAMDisk and aimed at gamers in the Windows market.
In May 2016 - AMD
entered the M.2 SSD market
with a consumer market
oriented banded product line.
|Compared to earlier phases
in the SSD market more is changing. |
memories (We used to be able to
write down a list of those which mattered. Now we're seeing many new strangers
from strange lands. Even I can't remember who they all are and how to spell
controllers (Let's not even get started on this
firmware (Shouldn't this be grouped with controllers? If only it were
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