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Samsung does not expect computer memory prices to drop next year

Although Samsung Electronics plans to significantly boost its production capacities in the coming years, the company does not expect prices of dynamic random access memory to drop in 2015. Chief executive officer of the company is confident that DRAM prices will continue to be favourable for manufacturers. “We’ll have to …

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AMD ready to build custom 64-bit ARM processors for servers

Advanced Micro Devices yet has to commercially ship its first ARMv8-based system-on-chip for servers code-named Seattle. Nonetheless, the company already says that it is ready to develop semi-custom server-class SoCs for servers based on the 64-bit ARMv8 architecture. The company already offers customized Opteron chips powered by its x86 cores. …

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DRAM prices begin to increase, says DRAMeXchange

Just as expected, prices of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) started to increase in the second half of July as major PC makers and OEMs began to stockpile memory to meet demand for their products during the back-to-school season. In addition to BTS, it is expected that the corporate PC …

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AMD begins to sell ARMv8 Opteron ‘Seattle’ kits to software developers

Advanced Micro Devices on Thursday began to sell server software development kits based on its multi-core AMD Opteron A1100-series code-named “Seattle” server microprocessors that employ the ARM Cortex-A57 cores. At present AMD is the only provider of 64-bit ARM server hardware with complete ARMv8 instruction set support to foster the …

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Micron debuts world’s first 8Gb DDR3 memory chip

Micron Technology on Monday introduced the industry’s first monolithic 8Gb DDR3 memory component. Previously 8Gb memory chips were made by stacking together several 2Gb or 4Gb devices. 8Gb monolithic components will enable cost-effective, high-capacity solutions for servers. “The ability to scale with our customers’ accelerating memory demand was a key …

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DRAM prices to rise by 5% – 10% in the third quarter

Although the price of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) remained rather stable in the recent months, it will increase by 5 – 10 per cent in the third quarter, according to Mark Newman, an analyst with Bernstein Research. Nonetheless, a good news is that the industry will likely move to …

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Rambus joins JEDEC committee to co-develop next-gen server memory

History always repeats itself. Rambus and JEDEC have a history that began in the early nineties and greatly influenced the whole dynamic random access memory (DRAM) industry in the 2000s and 2010s. That history is about to repeat itself. Rambus, a developer of high-speed interfaces and owner of multiple standard-essential …

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Micron expected to hike DRAM prices this month – report

The prices of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) may start to increase this month as two out of three major computer memory makers are experiencing problems with fulfilling market demands. In case the situation with under-supply of DRAM is not resolved, the high prices will remain for several months down …

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Samsung boosts output of DRAM made using 25nm technology

Samsung Electronics, the world’s No. 1 maker of DRAM, may further improve its market share by boosting output of memory produced using leading-edge manufacturing process, according to industry analysts. The company is reportedly increasing production of dynamic random access memory using 25nm process technology, which is a threat to Micron …

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Innodisk introduces memory modules with special coatings

Innodisk, a leading manufacturer of special-purpose DRAM and NAND flash products, has introduced its new breed of memory modules with conformal coatings applied are protected from moisture, dust and chemical contaminants. Such modules are useful in extreme environments, including industrial, embedded, automate and so on. Innodisk conformal coatings refer to …

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Computer memory prices declined in the first half of January

The contract prices of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) began to decline in January due to increased production at SK Hynix’s Wuxi plant that caught fire last year and the industry’s eased shortage situation, according to DRAMeXchange, a research division of TrendForce. If DRAM makers do not cut memory production, …

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ADATA XPG V2 3100MHz 8GB Memory Kit Review

Targeting extreme enthusiasts with recording-breaking overclock aspirations, ADATA’s 3100MHz XPG V2 memory kit is designed to be the best of the best when it comes to raw frequency. Can the 3.1GHz kit’s performance and overclocking potential prove that it currently sits at the top of the enthusiast memory pecking order? …

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Far East memory shipments on hold after Hynix explosions

Following the huge chemical explosions that took out 15% of the world’s memory production a short while ago, KitGuru has now been in contact with several major memory companies and we have been told “Everything is on hold”. As KitGuru reported earlier today, Hynix fabrication plants 1 and 2 (FABs) …

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DDR3-3000+ speeds reached in Quad Channel config

The always challenging memory overclocking segment has just witnessed another push to heights not reached previously; this time in terms of quad channel setups. Just last month we saw G.Skill and GIGABYTE reach for the stars, and by George did they ever, achieving a staggering 3736MHz on AMD’s dual channel …

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Memory Buying Guide

Some people swear that memory is crucial to performance, while others think it’s the ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’ of upgrades. How much memory do you need, what speed should it run at and is it worth upgrading at all? Technologies Actual memory comes in tiny chips. These chips are mounted in …

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