Original title: SK Hynix first launched PCIe 4.0 hard disk after the acquisition of Intel flash memory: 128-layer 4D flash + self-developed master control
In 2020, SK Hynix announced a $9 billion acquisition of Intel's flash memory business, and at the end of last year, the transaction officially completed the first phase of the acquisition, forming Solidigm, which now launched a new generation of enterprise SSD product P5530, the first PCIe 4.0 hard drive that the two companies have cooperated on since the acquisition, using two technologies.
P5530 hard disk uses SK Hynix's 128-layer 4D NAND flash memory, the main control and firmware is Solidigm's self-developed, support PCIe 4.0, capacity 1TB start, there are 2TB and 4TB capacity optional, both sides for the use of data center performance optimization.
Since the establishment of Solidigm, the two companies have embarked on a comprehensive cooperation, including product co-development, to strengthen the shared values of the two companies while formulating future business strategies. SK Hynix looks forward to increasing the competitiveness of its NAND flash business to the same level as its DRAM business through its partnership with Solidigm.
It is reported that Solidigm's headquarters will be located in San Jose, California, responsible for the product development, manufacturing and sales of the acquired Intel SSD business, and SK Hynix President and CO-CEO Lee Sik-hee will concurrently serve as the company's Executive Chairman, leading the integration process after the first phase of closing.