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Chip Shot: ONFI 3.0 Paves Way for Faster SSDs

The Open NAND Flash Interface (ONFI) Working Group, the organization dedicated to simplifying integration of NAND Flash memory into consumer electronic devices, computing platforms and industrial systems, has introduced the new ONFI 3.0 standard. Intel supports the new specification, which will enable a new class of high-performance SSDs by doubling the current NAND interface transfer rates to 400 megabytes per second.