The SSD market for the last quarter increased significantly
Analysts TrendForce estimates that in the third quarter shipments of client SSDs in the world increased quarter-on-quarter by 15-20% and amounted to 32.3 million units.
Quarterly growth in sales of laptops have also led to an increase in the supply SSD to 25-26% compared with the previous quarter. As a result, about one-third of the laptop in the third quarter was equipped with a solid state drive.
While current quarter sales growth of client SSD was only 2-3%. This is due to the relatively high cost of memory TLC NAND.
Also, the source claims that most of the SSD in 2016 was created on the basis of memory, conscious of the standards 15 and 16 nm. In addition, for the year drives memory TLC will surpass the sales model with memory MLC. As for the interface, here is dominated by the SATA 6 Gbit/s mean significantly lower cost and greater distribution of the interface. The proportion of disk drives with interface PCIe for the year amount to only 20%, but next year may reach 30-40%.