What is multi-level cell (MLC) flash? - Definition from WhatIs.com

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multi-level cell (MLC) flash

Multi-level cell (MLC) flash, also called MLC NAND flash, is an approach to flash memory in which two data segments can be written to the same cell, thereby doubling the capacity of the flash storage media.  MLC flash can be contrasted with single-level cell (SLC) flash, which only stores one binary digit (bit)  in each cell.

This was last updated in March 2011
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