Reply to post: Re: So, can Kryder's Law in fact carry on?

Intel offers ingenious piece of 10TB 3D NAND chippery

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Re: So, can Kryder's Law in fact carry on?

OK, I should have asked my question a bit more accurately. Kryder's law is something only relevant to magnetic storage, but a purchaser of a hard disk doesn't care what's in the box - iron oxide or silicon. It's a way to store bits with a cost, power requirement, reliability and performance characteristics. In fact, generally they prefer silicon considering seek times, noise and power - although the reliability part is moot.

It's possible to considers a revised Kryder's law that is about bits per cm3 - that would be a better way to phrase the question probably.

The article I was referring to suggested that business models based on the concept of ever-cheaper storage were soon doomed. If we believe in a 3D flash future, then maybe these business models aren't so bad as the article suggested - at least for the next decade anyway.

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