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