• XDR vs GDDR Specs & Roadmap

    Graphics Memory Technology 2004 2005 2006 XDR XDR 2.4 – 3.2Gbps 4 – 4.8Gbps XDR2 5 – 6.4Gbps GDDR GDDR3 1.2 – 1.6Gbps   GDDR4 1.6 – 2.4Gbps   XDR GDDR3 Clock Frequency 600Mhz 500 – 800Mhz Max. Data Rate 2.4 – 3.2Gbps/pin 1.0 – 1.6Gbps Max. Bandwidth 6.4GB/s 6.4GB/s Density 256/512MB 256MB Signaling 3.2GHz

  • Kingston Low-Latency HyperX Memory Modules

    Kingston announced today the addition new ultra low latency DDR PC3200 memory. The Kingston HyperX 400 MHz (PC3200) CL2 DDR module specifications have been updated to support lower latency timings of 2-2-2-5-1 in 512-MB memory configurations. Kingston Low-Latency HyperX Memory Modules : KHX3200UL/512 512 MB and KHX3200ULK2/1G 1-GB Kit.

  • Crucial Ballistix High Performance Memory

    Crucial today introduces the Crucial(R) Ballistix(TM) high-performance memory line, designed specifically for computer gamers and power users seeking maximum system performance and stability at a competitive price-point. The Ballistix line features both DDR and DDR2 memory with advanced speed grades, low latencies, and integrated aluminum heat spreaders. Crucials Ballistix line includes the following high-performance modules

  • Corsair 667Mhz XMS2 Modules

    Corsair today announced new XMS2 5300 speed modules at low latencies. Today Corsair introduced four new products in this family of ultra-fast modules. These memory modules offer the incredibly fast speeds of DDR2 5300 and the low latencies of 4-4-4-12. These come in several density options as well as in matched pairs. Developed specifically for

  • OCZ PC2-4300 EB DDR2 Platinum Edition

    OCZ today announced the highly-anticipated release of their PC2-4300 Enhanced Bandwidth DDR2 Platinum Edition series. OCZ’s DDR2 533MHz products are rated at 4-3-3 timings, making them the first low-latency DDR2 memory modules available on the market today. All of OCZ Technology Group’s Enhanced Bandwidth DDR2 modules are 100% hand-tested to ensure that their quality and

  • Kentron QBM-2 800Mhz Memory Modules

    Kentron 2nd generation memory product is on the way with architectural refinements that make the modules more self sustaining. QBM modules have two double-data-rate banks, running on alternating clock schedules. It stumbled in getting its initial QBM technology out the door, foiled by a bug in a key component and a lack of widespread support

  • Hynix DDR2 4GB RDIMM & 2GB SO-DIMM

    Hynix today announced availability of its 1Gb based DDR2 4GB Registered Dual In-line Memory Module (RDIMM) and the industry’s first 2GB SO-DIMM for high performance server and notebook applications. The newly released modules will utilize Hynix’s 1Gb DDR2 device manufactured on the company’s leading edge 0.11-micron process technology. Hynix will plan mass production of both

  • Samsung WLP DDR2 Chips

    Samsung Electronics today announced a wafer level packaging (WLP) technology for 512Mbit DDR2 chips that can enhance electrical properties and reduces physical space of the chips. The new package technology has two patterned inter-layer dielectrics (ILD), with insulating characteristics, and a metal layer replaces the conventional package substrate. The package enhances electrical properties though shorter

  • SMART Ultra Low Profile Reg. DDR2

    SMART announced today its new line of ultra low profile 240-pin registered DDR2 DIMMs in densities of 512MB, 1GB, and 2GB. These new 1.0″ registered memory modules are 15 percent lower in height than industry-standard PC2-3200 and PC2-4300 DIMMs. SMART’s DDR2 modules operate at system clock speeds of 200MHz and 267MHz with data transfer rates

  • OCZ DDR Booster

    OCZ today announced the release of the DDR Booster, a power-filtering and voltage boost diagnostic device. The OCZ DDR Booster is compatible with all first generation DDR platforms. The DDR Booster uses OCZ’s patent pending Powerclean™ technology to supply cleaner power to the memory module, thereby increasing memory stability and optimizing performance. A digital VDIMM

  • Micron 4GB DDR Registered For Opteron

    Micron today announced validation of its 1Gb DDR components and 4GB DDR Registered DIMM modules for the AMD Opteron(TM) processor. Validation of these components and modules enables AMD Opteron processor customers to choose DDR registered DIMMs in all densities, including 256MB to 4GB, and at all speed grades, including PC2100, PC2700, and PC3200.

  • Corsair & OCZ PC3200 Low Latencies Memories

    Corsair  today announced a new family of “XL” memory modules that supports 2-2-2-5 latencies at 400MHz, making the XL family the highest performing PC3200 memory in the world. The new XL product family inclues the following products: TwinX1024-3200XLPRO matched pair of 512MB, DDR400, 2-2-2-5, XMS Pro Series modules TwinX1024-3200XL matched pair of 512MB, DDR400, 2-2-2-5,

  • OCZ Enhanced Bandwidth DDR-II Modules

    OCZ today announced the impending release of high their performance PC2-4300, PC2-5300 and PC2-6400 Enhanced Bandwidth DDR-II module family. OCZ will be testing all DDR-II modules and dual channel kits to ensure maximum stability and functionality at specified clock frequencies and latency settings. While DDR-II platforms are still in development, we expect major chipset manufacturers

  • Nanya Offer More & Cheaper GDDR Chips

    Nanya this month will see a significant increase in its graphics DRAM shipments, a market that has been controlled by foreign firms. Nanya has re-allocated capacity to fulfill robust order for graphics DRAM. For the past three months, prices for graphics DRAM increased at a faster pace than PC-use DRAM. Average spot prices for 256Mbit

  • Curcial Offers Discounts For DDR2 Modules

    Crucial today announced a DDR2 support plan designed exclusively for Intel® Premier Provider (IPP) Channel members, extending limited-time discounts on sample quantities and initial volume shipments of Micron’s leading-edge DDR2 memory. Through Crucial, Intel Premier Provider Channel members have access to discounted high-performance DDR2 memory direct from Micron. Crucial currently offers a full line of

  • Hynix 1Gb Based 2GB RDIMM

    Hynix announced today the availability of its industry-first 1Gb based 2GB DDR2 registered dual in-line memory module (RDIMM) for high performance and high-density DDR2 server and workstation applications. Hynix began delivery of its 2GB DDR2 RDIMM to major server manufacturers in April and will begin mass production in June to coincide with the release of

  • KingMax DDR-II Memory Modules

    Kingmax today unveiled its new generation ultra high-speed DDR2 memory products. Specifically designed with the hardcore speedsters in mind, the new DDR2 products have exceptionally fast data transmission and greater bandwidth with its 4-bit data prefetch functionality. The DDR2 products represent Kingmax’s most recent generation of memory technology. Developed according to JEDEC specifications with 240-pin

  • OCZ DDR600 High Speed EL DDR

    OCZ today announced the release of PC-4800 EL DDR in hand-tested, matched Dual Channel kits. Each PC-4800 Dual Channel kit features an integrated copper heatspreader to aid in heat dissipation and is rated for CL3-4-4-8 (read: CAS-tRCD-tRP-TRAS) latencies at 2.8 volts. Based o­n current testing results, OCZ is able to qualify PC-4800 EL DDR memory

  • Rambus DDR Memory Controller

    Rambus today announced the availability of a broad family of double data rate (DDR) memory controller interface cells and services. Providing support for mainstream DDR1 and DDR2 up to 800MHz data rates and graphics DDR, including GDDR1, GDDR2, and GDDR3 up to 1600MHz data rates, Rambus DDR memory controller interface cells are full-featured drop-in physical

  • Samsung 4GB RDIMMs For Opteron

    Registered dual in-line memory modules (RDIMMS) of 4-Gbyte capacity from Samsung are suitable for use with 64-bit Opteron processors from AMD. The 4GB modules, which use 36 one-gigabit dual data rate synchronous DRAMs as base components, Samsung said. They allow for a maximum capacity of 128-Gbytes of DRAM in a server with four Opteron processors,