Micron Technology demonstrated its continued NAND technology leadership by announcing that its 232-layer QLC NAND is now in mass production and shipping in select Crucial? SSDs, in volume production to enterprise storage customers and sampling to OEM PC manufacturers in the Micron 2500 NMVeTM SSD.

Micron 232-layer QLC NAND delivers unparalleled performance for use cases across mobile, client, edge and data center storage by leveraging these important capabilities:

Industry-leading bit-density, up to 28% more compact than leading competitors' latest products

Industry-leading NAND I/O speeds of 2400 MT/s, a 50% improvement over the prior generation

24% better read performance over the prior generation

31% better programming performance over the prior generation

Micron 2500 Client SSD

The Micron 2500 raises the bar for everyday computing with its best-in-class performance to significantly enhance the PC user experience. For the second generation in a row, Micron is first to ship QLC-based client NVMe SSDs with the highest NAND layer count. The Micron 2500 SSD stands alone as the world's first client SSD to integrate 200+ layer QLC NAND.

The 2500 SSD enables a user experience that surpasses competitive TLC- and QLC-based SSDs while also setting a new storage standard for productivity in daily PC applications and computing tasks. It has demonstrated superior PCMark? 10 experience benchmark results, outperforming the average scores of QLC and TLC competitors in the value SSD segment by up to 45%.