New 4K 21.5-inch iMac has removable RAM and Kaby Lake
Published in Notebooks


IFixit teardown reveals "flexibility" 

A new iFixit teardown has revealed that Apple's new 4K 21.5-inch iMac has both removable RAM and a Kaby Lake processor that's not soldered onto the logic board.

Samsung readies MRAM
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 13:32

Samsung readies MRAM


Fast RAM out on an electron spin

Samsung is about to apply MRAM to its system semiconductor foundry services.

Optane is in the shops
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 11:51

Optane is in the shops


Intel makes all sorts of speed claims

Intel has told us that its Optane memory will be available for desktops right now.

G.SKILL develops super-fast RAM
Published in Memory
Monday, 17 April 2017 11:12

G.SKILL develops super-fast RAM


Ram maker comes up with DDR4-4333MHz 16GB


RAM maker G.SKILL has released a new DDR4-4333MHz 16GB (2x 8GB).

4GB DDR3 module prices increase
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 13:41

4GB DDR3 module prices increase


Up by nearly a third

Beancounters at DRAMeXchange have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that contract prices for 4GB DDR3 modules have risen by nearly a third.

2017 is the year of 8GB RAM phones
Published in Notebooks
Sunday, 25 December 2016 19:34

2017 is the year of 8GB RAM phones


But laptops / tablets might benefit

It looks like 2017 is going to be a year of 8GB RAM with high-end phones. Most manufacturers support 8GB with their phones and there is a clear trend to add more Random Access Memory to them. Tablets and laptops will benefit, as well.

RAM pioneer logs off
Published in News
Monday, 21 November 2016 11:39

RAM pioneer logs off


Jay Forrester was a pioneer of digital computing


The modern computing world lost another one of its key pioneers with the death of Jay Forrester who was the founder of the field of system dynamics, and a pioneer of digital computing. He was 98.

Samsung’s 8 GB micro-RAM headed for mobile
Published in News
Thursday, 20 October 2016 11:35

Samsung’s 8 GB micro-RAM headed for mobile


8GB DRAM in a tiny package even if you don't need it

We should start seeing 8GB appearing as standard in flagship mobile phones soon thanks to Samsung’s new silicon that packs 8GB of DRAM in a single tiny package.

Chrome to be lighter on RAM
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 12:12

Chrome to be lighter on RAM


Heavy shoppers might be able to multi-task

Heavy users of Chrome might actually be able to do something else on their high powered PCs and not find that their browser had eaten all their RAM with a side order of other systems resources.

LeEco LeMax 2 Pro will have 8GB Ram
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 23 June 2016 12:48

LeEco LeMax 2 Pro will have 8GB Ram


Observers baffled

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that the coming LeEco LeMax 2 Pro will have 8GB of RAM.