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IPFS News Link • Technology: Computer Hardware

Samsung sounds death knell for hard drives with 4 TB QLC SSD

•, by Paul Ridden

Now the company is set to shake up the storage tree again as it goes into mass production of the first consumer-level 4-bit, 4 TB SATA solid state drive, signaling a possible turning point for high capacity home storage.

Quad-level cell (QLC) flash storage technology steps up the bit-per-cell capacity from the current three bits to four, and Samsung expects the development to shake up the storage industry.