Archive for the ‘Memory’ Category
1 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on April 20, 2016 under Highlights, Memory
The introduction of the Skylake platform by Intel successfully brought DDR4 to the "mainstream" market, previously DDR4 uptake had been limited by the high entry costs of the only supported consumer p... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 5, 2016 under Memory
Samsung has become the first company to begin mass producing 10nm-class DRAM, using a new process known as argon fluoride immersion lithography, which takes over from the previous extreme ultraviolet ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 29, 2016 under Graphics, Memory
Over the last few months, we have been hearing more and more about GDDR5X memory, which is set to take over from GDDR5 on some next generation graphics cards from Nvidia and AMD, while HBM2 will be re... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 25, 2016 under Memory
Over the last year or two smartphone makers have finally started moving away from 16GB storage options, with many newer flagship Android devices offering 32GB as the base option as apps grow in size a... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 10, 2016 under Graphics, Memory
If you have been following the news here about future graphics cards from both AMD and Nvidia then you will know that the next batch of cards from both companies are currently set to feature two new s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on February 1, 2016 under Highlights, Memory
Only the highest of memory speeds are worthy of G.Skill's Trident series branding, so it should come as little surprise to see that the starting point for the vendor's T... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 26, 2016 under Highlights V, Memory
DDR4 memory has made its way to the mainstream with the introduction of Skylake and the Z170 platform, however many buyers were not happy with the operating latencies of... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 19, 2016 under Memory
Samsung has announced this week that it has begun the mass production of its 4GB DRAM based on the HBM2 interface. These chips will be used in upcoming high-performance computing, advanced graphics an... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 18, 2016 under Memory
Corsair's RAM kits have become quite popular over the years and have earned a solid reputation. However, things are about to get kicked up a notch as Corsair has revealed its new Vengeance 32GB, 64GB ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 11, 2016 under Memory
Looking at any survey of gamers and enthusiasts shows that the most common memory configuration is 8GB. Some of you have 16GB of course and the big system buyers or heavy CG renderers may need 32GB or... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 18, 2015 under Memory
Most PCs, laptops and tablets use just a few gigabytes of memory and even the average gaming PC sports just eight gigabytes according to the Steam hardware survey. But there are people out there that ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 16, 2015 under Memory
Earlier this week, reports began circulating surrounding the existence of GDDR6 memory for future graphics cards. The news originated from news site, Fudzilla, which claimed to be in contact ... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 15, 2015 under Graphics, Memory
While HBM still seems set to be the next big thing when it comes to VRAM on high-end graphics cards, we may have another contender in 2016 as reports are claiming that Micron is currently developing G... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 27, 2015 under Memory
If the Steam Hardware Survey is anything to go by, most of you are running between four and eight gigabytes of RAM in your system. That's enough for most games, though some video editing and Photoshop... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 2, 2015 under Memory
G.Skill has revealed its new line up of Ripjaws DDR4 SO-DIMM RAM kits, which will bring as much as 64GB of memory to supported notebooks along with speeds as high as 2800MHz. These components are han... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 30, 2015 under Highlights, Memory
You may not have heard of KLEVV - the newest player on the consumer memory scene. KLEVV's parent company, Essencore, falls under the same SK Group umbrella corporation a... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 20, 2015 under Highlights 2, Memory
The increasingly widespread application of DDR4 on mainstream platforms has helped to drive the memory technology's production rates upwards with pricing travelling ... more.
67 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 5, 2015 under Memory
Advanced Micro Devices has started to sell Radeon DDR4 memory modules. The new DIMMs are not compatible with AMD’s existing platforms, but can work with Intel Corp.’s central processing units as w... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 3, 2015 under Memory, SSD Drives
Micron Technology plans to finally start shipments of consumer solid-state drives based on triple-level cell (TLC) NAND flash in the ongoing quarter, the company revealed this week. SSDs featuring TLC... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 2, 2015 under Memory
Contract prices of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) modules dropped in August and September, despite peak season and anticipated stock-up demand on China, according to DRAMeXchange. Analysts believ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 1, 2015 under Hard Drives, Memory, SSD Drives
Samsung Electronics predicts that the NAND flash industry will triple output of non-volatile memory over the next five years and will produce whopping 253 exabytes of NAND in 2020. Although the increa... more.
18 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 29, 2015 under Memory, Motherboard
Intel Corp.’s latest “Skylake” processors officially support only DDR3L and DDR4 memory, but there are motherboards for the new chips that can also use DDR3. While the chips can work with previo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 24, 2015 under Memory
G.Skill is working on new Trident Z memory modules, which will hit unbelievable 4.40GHz frequency. The modules are designed for extreme enthusiasts and will be compatible with select Intel Z170-based ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 17, 2015 under APU, Bundles, Cooling, CPU, Memory, Motherboard, SSD Drives
Overclockers UK has unveiled its new “Elite Tier Skylake” “8Pack Approved” hardware bundle that not only lets to build a high-end system at a discount price, but also includes Intel Core i7-67... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 15, 2015 under Memory, Mobile, Notebook
Apacer on Tuesday unveiled a lineup of new DDR4 SO-DIMM memory kits for high-performance laptops. The new kits have up to 64GB capacity and can operate at clock-rates of up to 3000MHz. The new modules... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 15, 2015 under Memory, Motherboard
Asrock has quietly unveiled a unique mainboard for Intel Corp.’s latest processors code-named “Skylake”, which features both DDR3 and DDR4 memory slots. The motherboard is an affordable platform... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 9, 2015 under Memory
Samsung Electronics has announced that it had begun mass production of LPDDR4 memory chips with 12Gb capacity. The new memory devices were designed for high-performance smartphones and tablets that re... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 8, 2015 under Memory
Micron Technology is working on the third generation of its hybrid memory cube technology, which will be unveiled next year. If the third-gen HMC doubles data rate of the memory from 15Gb/s today, the... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 8, 2015 under Memory
Slow demand for personal computers drives prices of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) down. Thanks to that, DDR4 memory is getting considerably cheaper than it was a year ago. In fact, DDR4 got 25 p... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 5, 2015 under Memory
The development of DDR4 began several years before DDR3 was commercialized and it took DDR4 about nine years to get from the drawing board into actual computers. Right now key industry players are alr... more.
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