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Kingston remains world’s No. 1 memory module supplier

The year 2014 was very favourable for producers of dynamic random access memory as well as for makers of various DRAM modules thanks to rather high prices and stable demand for personal computers and other devices. Kingston Technology remained the top producer of memory modules on the planet with nearly …

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Micron: We will close technological gap with Samsung with 16nm DRAM

Micron Technology, the world’s third largest maker of computer memory, plans to close its process technology gap with market leader Samsung Electronics with its next-generation fabrication technology in the coming years. The firm hopes that its new manufacturing process will help it to lower costs and increase performance of its …

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Samsung drops prices of DDR4 memory to gain market share

DDR4 memory is yet to become mainstream DRAM technology, but Samsung Electronics is reportedly reducing prices of its DDR4 chips in a bid to gain market share. Samsung’s actions may trigger further drops of memory pricing in the future. At present DDR4 memory is used only by high-end desktop as …

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Samsung putting pressure on DRAM prices – analyst

Some market observers believe that prices of dynamic random access memory are about to increase, which will significantly improve profitability of DRAM producers. While this is essentially correct, there are reports that Samsung Electronics is dropping prices of memory in a bid to boost revenues, which could hurt other manufacturers’ …

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DRAM prices hit new lows in May – report

Prices of dynamic random access memory have been declining rather rapidly this year because of weak demand for personal computers and tablets. According to a media report, DRAM prices are the lowest in about 26 months. DRAM sport prices dropped around 9 per cent in the second quarter of 2015, …

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Intel bids adieu to DDR3: Majority of ‘Skylake-S’ mainboards to use DDR4

Intel Corp.’s upcoming code-named “Skylake-S” microprocessor will promote the new DDR4 memory standard considerably more aggressively than it was initially believed. Although integrated memory controller of “Skylake” supports different types of DRAM, the processors will not officially support DDR3, but will only be compatible with a low-power version of the …

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G.Skill’s ‘world’s fastest’ 16GB DDR4 memory kit hits 3.66GHz

G.Skill, one of the leading makers of advanced memory modules, on Tuesday rolled-out its highest-performing DDR4 memory kit. The 16GB quad-channel set of memory modules can operate at whopping 3.66GHz and deliver incredible levels of performance in games and demanding applications. G.Skill’s Ripjaws 4 series DDR4 3666MHz memory kit consists of …

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Micron begins trial production of DRAM using 10nm-class process tech

Micron Technology said this week that it had already begun trial production of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chips using its 10nm-class fabrication process. The manufacturing technology is still under development, but trial production indicates that it is proceeding as planned. “1x nanometer DRAM development is also proceeding well and …

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Nvidia ‘Pascal’ GPUs to offer up to 10X higher speed than ‘Maxwell’

At its GPU Technology Conference Nvidia Corp. revealed some details about its next-generation code-named “Pascal” architecture of graphics processing units. As expected, the new GPUs will feature numerous innovations that will provide significant benefits in performance in various types of applications. Nvidia noted three key technologies that the “Pascal” GPUs will have: …

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DRAM will remain in short supply this year – analyst

Even though Samsung Electronics plans to increase its manufacturing capacities for dynamic random access memory later this year, analysts believe that this will not create an oversupply on the DRAM market. The reasons for that are transitions to bigger memory dies as well as growing demand for higher memory capacities …

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SK Hynix to speed up its DDR4 memory chips this year

SK Hynix plans to introduce new versions of its DDR4 dynamic random access memory chips capable of operating at higher clock-rates compared to those available today. The new chips will boost performance of high-end and performance-mainstream PCs in the second half of this year. Nowadays SK Hynix, Samsung Electronics and …

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Details about AMD Radeon R9 300-series product line emerge

As reported, Advanced Micro Devices plans to introduce its new Radeon R9 and Radeon R7 300-series products in the second quarter of the year. While the new product line will carry new model numbers, it will include graphics processing units that will not be exactly new. The Radeon R9 300-series …

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Samsung integrates LPDDR3 and NAND flash into one chip

Samsung Electronics on Wednesday introduced the industry’s first memory solution that integrates dynamic random access memory (DRAM) and NAND flash into one package. The new package will help Samsung and its customers to make smartphones thinner and more cost efficient. The new ePoP (embedded package on package) memory package consists …

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Alleged performance of AMD Radeon R9 380X in 3DMark revealed

A Chinese web-site has published what it claims to be preliminary performance benchmarks of an upcoming high-performance graphics card from Advanced Micro Devices. Just like previous unofficial test results, the new ones indicate that AMD’s forthcoming high-end graphics solution will beat everything that is available on the market today except …

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MSI, Kingston and top overclocker achieve highest DDR4 frequency

A leading professional overclocker has managed to set a new DDR4 clock-rate record using hardware from MicroStar Interational, Kingston and Intel Corp. While overclocking results of contemporary DDR4 memory modules are impressive, when it comes to actual frequency, they are considerably behind DDR3 memory solutions. Toppc, one of the world’s …

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