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.

Samsung scores memory contract from Apple
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 27 April 2016 15:19

Samsung scores memory contract from Apple


All thanks to new EMI shielding

After five years, it seems that Apple is back to loving Samsung's NAND flash memory again.

AMD launches FirePro W9100 32GB
Published in Graphics
Friday, 15 April 2016 14:35

AMD launches FirePro W9100 32GB


If you want to know how much it costs you can’t afford it

AMD has released an updated workstation graphics card sporting a massive 32GB of memory. The new card uses GDDR5 memory although you can still get the older 16GB version released in 2014.

Kingmax releases gaming DDR4 RAM range
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 12:43

Kingmax releases gaming DDR4 RAM range


Metallic look and three colours


Kingmax has issued a new “spring collection” of gaming DDR4 RAM with a metallic look and in red, blue and silver.

Vivo releases 6 GB RAM phone
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 03 March 2016 15:26

Vivo releases 6 GB RAM phone


Xplay5 Elite remembers everything

Vivo has launched what it thinks is the world's first smartphone with 6GB of RAM - the Vivo Xplay5 Elite.