You’ll be paying much more for SSD cards this year – here’s why

Thanks to skyrocketing TLC NAND costs (up 120% in two years), you can expect the price of SSD and HDD cards to increase dramatically as well, which means pain at the register when buying new technology.

TLC (Triple-level cell) is a type of NAND flash memory for SSD and HDDs that, as reported by Wccftech, has reached $25.5 per unit for 256GB and $48.5 per unit for 512GB in terms of wholesale market pricing. Coupled with decreasing product demand it creates a scenario where companies need to dramatically increase NAND flash prices as an answer.