Price of sale goes up to $22.3 billion
It is starting to look like Toshiba might collect more money from the sale of its memory chip business than it expected.
Running at 4600MHz CL19
G.Skill has unveiled its latest extreme performance Trident Z memory kit which comes in 16GB (2x8GB) capacity and working at 4600MHz and CL19 latency.
Consumer demand for graphics cards may be undermined by price hikes arising from the GDDR memory shortage.
Running from 2933MHz to 3600MHz
Following the launch of AMD's new HEDT Ryzen Threadripper CPUs and the X399 chipset motherboards, G.Skill has announced new DDR4 specifications and expanded its Flare X series which will be Ryzen Threadripper ready.
Transcend warns of growing prices
DRAM and NAND flash memory chip prices will rise as supply remains tighter than a jar of peanut butter at a squirrel convention.
Booms are better than fire
Samsung Electronics memory chip boom that propelled it to record profit in the second quarter is likely to continue in the third, just as revenue is widely expected to benefit from sales of OLED screens to the fruity cargo-cult Apple.
Research from memory specialists Crucial suggests that a quarter of UK users have a PC which has reached what the firm calls the ‘memory cliff’ – the point where the computer is hugely slowed down, or completely falls over or crashes.
Thanks for the memories
Samsung Electronics has said its second-quarter operating profit rose 72 percent from a year earlier to a new record.
With a single G.Skill Trident Z 8GB module
AMD has been working on optimizing memory performance on its AM4 platform and it appears it has been doing a good job as, thanks to an overclocker from Australia, DDR4 managed to finally break the 4,000 limit with Gigabyte X370 motherboard, Ryzen 5 1400 CPU and G.Skill's 8GB Trident Z DDR4 memory module.