Crucial MX100 SSDs Will Use Micron 16 nm Flash

Posted by at 2:42 pm on May 22, 2014

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According to  report posted in Dutch on Hardware.info NL, Crucial is working on a new generation of SSDs that will be known as the MX100 series of SSDs. The report indicates that the SSD will be built with Micron’s new 16 nm flash, which reportedly will make the SSD very affordable.

The report doesn’t give much else in the way of technical specifications. All we know, based upon the report, is that the SSDs will come in a 2.5″ form factor and will employ the 16 nm Micron flash. Performance is expected to sit right between that of the M500 and M550 SSDs, with the lineup succeeding the M500 series.

Late Crucial PR said the following

The word is out that Crucial will be launching a new SSD in the early June 2014 timeframe called the Crucial MX100 SSD. The new MX100 will be a competitively-priced, 2.5″ SSD based on Micron’s new 16nm chips, and will be the successor to the Crucial M500 drive. The high-performance Crucial M550 drive will also remain part of the Crucial SSD product line-up.

Pricing is also expected to be lower than the M500 series of SSDs, which are already extremely competitively priced as is. More details about the MX100 units should happen during Computex.

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