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AMD Explains High Bandwidth Memory (HBM)

Several weeks ago, AMD made an announcement that their upcoming GPUs would feature a next generation memory technology called High Bandwidth Memory, or HBM. During the announcement very little information was shared about HBM,¬...



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Samsung Expected to Launch 48-Layer 3D V-NAND, 10nm Class DRAM This Year

48-Layer 3D V-NAND When it comes to the NAND business, few companies can match the expertise of Samsung. Back in late 2013 Samsung introduced 24-layer 3D V-NAND, becoming the first NAND manufacturer to mass produce 3D NAND. Wi...



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Samsung Mass Producing World’s First 8Gb GDDR5 Graphics DRAM

After starting mass production of 20nm 8Gb server, PC, and mobile DRAM in 2014, Samsung is now ready to take graphics to a whole new level with their new 20nm 8Gb GDDR5 DRAM which is now officially in mass production. As you m...



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Samsung Now Mass Producing 8Gb LPDDR4 Mobile DRAM

According to a recent announcement, Samsung is now mass producing 8Gb LPDDR4 mobile DRAM paving the way for mobile DRAM packages¬†up to 4GB in capacity. Based off Samsung’s new¬†20nm process, Samsung claims that the new 8...



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Samsung, Intel Top Technology R&D Spenders in 2014

A new ranking from Strategy& (PwC) has listed Samsung and Intel as 2014’s top technology R&D spenders,¬†far exceeding the R&D investment¬†of any other technology company on the market. Samsung and Intel are al...



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Samsung Mass Producing 20nm 6Gb LPDDR3 Mobile DRAM

After becoming the first DRAM manufacturer to manufacture 4Gb desktop DDR3 on the 20nm node back in March of this year, Samsung has recently announced that they’re now the industry’s first to begin¬†mass production ...



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Crucial Unleashes DDR4 Ballistix Sport, Desktop Memory

With Intel’s X99 platform now becoming the world’s first readily available consumer DDR4 platform, Crucial recently launched a couple new DDR4 memory modules designed specifically for the new platform. For the enthu...



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G.SKILL Unveils Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3,333MHz, World’s Fastest DDR4

When DDR4 was first “launched” alongside Intel’s Haswell-E/X99 platform, the biggest complaint among the enthusiast crowd was that it offered little performance and capacity improvements over DDR3 despite cost...



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Samsung Begins Mass Producing 3D TSV Based DDR4 Modules

According to a recent press release, Samsung has announced that they’ve begun mass production of the industry’s first 64GB DDR4 RDIMMs using their latest¬†3D TSV (Through Silicon Via) packaging technology. This next...



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Computex 2014: Crucial MX100 SSD, Ballistix Elite DDR4

For Computex, Crucial pulled the wraps off their latest mainstream SSD, the Crucial MX100. Slotted between the Crucial M500 and M550, the MX100 will feature Marvell’s latest 9189 controller paired with parent company Micr...