AMD expands Ryzen DDR4 memory compatibility list
Published in Memory


Ranging from DDR4-2133 to DDR4-3200

AMD has continued to work on updates for its Ryzen CPUs and AM4 motherboards and has posted an extended and updated compatibility of DDR4 memory modules and kits.

Apple’s new phone threatens to suck up memory chips
Published in News


Unless no one buys it


Global electronics makers are worried that Apple is going to take all the supplies of memory chips for its new iPhone 8.

The next Geforce doesn’t use HBM 2
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 10:46

The next Geforce doesn’t use HBM 2


Too early for this memory

Volta is out for artificial intelligence, machine learning applications and it will be shipping in DGX 1 systems, mainly for deep learning and AI. The next Geforce will be a  completely separate chip. 

HPE manages to build The Machine
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 11:20

HPE manages to build The Machine


Single bank of memory


After much talking, Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced it has built a prototype for its big data computer, known as The Machine.

Samsung caught using different storage chips on Galaxy S8/S8+
Published in Mobiles


UFS 2.1 storage quietly removed from spec

After Huawei has been caught using different RAM and storage chips on its flagship smartphones, it appears that the time has come for Samsung's latest Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, which have been spotted with both UFS 2.0 and UFS 2.1 storage chips.

Li-RAM could be the next big thing
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 10:50

Li-RAM could be the next big thing


Making light of memory


A Vancouver Island chemist has come up a light induced magnetoresistive random-access memory (LI-RAM) that uses light instead of electricity to store and process data.

Apple might invest several billion in Toshiba
Published in News


iPad maker might go for another pile old Tosh


The fruity cargo cult Apple is thinking of dropping a billion or two for the troubled Toshiba semiconductor unit.

Spray on memory invented by university students
Published in Memory


Smells like Teen Spirit


Researchers at Duke University have developed "spray-on" digital memory using only an aerosol jet printer and nanoparticle inks.

G.Skill unveils its AMD Ryzen-ready DDR4 memory
Published in Memory


The Flare X and Fortis series DDR4 memory

Following the launch of AMD's Zen-based Ryzen 7 CPUs, G.Skill has announced two new DDR4 memory series, designed and tested specifically for the  AM4 socket platform, the G.Skill Flare X and Fortis DDR4 memory series.

Toshiba might delay flash sale
Published in News
Thursday, 16 February 2017 12:28

Toshiba might delay flash sale


Bidders having various thoughts


Toshiba may delay the sale of its flash memory chip unit after the conglomerate said it would consider selling most, even all, of the marquee business, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.