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How 3D NAND Can Continue Gigabytes Scaling, Enhance Applications

14th December 2015

Because 2D NAND’s ability to shrink is reaching its limits, the NAND industry has been working for a few years on 3D, which is expected to enable the flash memory industry to continue the Moore’s Law trend by increasing bit density and GB capacity of any given silicon area. In addition to being higher density, 3D NAND is expected to offer higher performance, better reliability and lower power use than 2D. With its improved capabilities, 3D also can boost existing applications and enable new ones. This article discusses the differences between 2D NAND and 3D NAND and describes various applications and cases in which 3D is a better choice. (It is important to note that 2D NAND is a mature technology that holds its own attributes and is expected to support various applications for the foreseeable future in coexistence with 3D NAND.)

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Raspberry Pi

Cardwave are delighted to be recognised by the Raspberry Pi Foundation for being a valued partner and supplier. We have enjoyed a close business relationship with the foundation since the massively successful launch of the Raspberry Pi in early 2012. Cardwave works with memory distributor, Xel Electronics, who supply Samsung SD cards to Premier Farnell and RS Components, two of the companies authorised by the charity to supply the Raspberry Pi. We are pleased to work with the foundation again on this superb SD card offering. Visit website

"Partnering on another great offering from Raspberry Pi"

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