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SK hynix claims to be building fastest server memory modules
Published in PC Hardware


8Gbps or roughly 8000MT/s

SK hynix claims to be building the world's fastest server DDR5 memory modules which will be capable of 8Gbps or roughly 8000MT/s.

Rust killing off memory safety issues in Android
Published in Mobiles


Some things are best left to rust quietly

Google has noticed that since it announced Android Open Source Project (AOSP) support for Rust, memory safety vulnerabilities have fallen.

3D NAND memory sales dropped
Published in News
Friday, 25 November 2022 11:19

3D NAND memory sales dropped


24.3 per cent quarter-over-quarter

The production and price of 3D NAND memory dropped faster than a free falling team of performing elephants who forgot to pack their parachutes.

Apple been helping Chinese improve memory technology
Published in News


Not sure the US government will be happy about that

Apple’s favourite newspaper The New York Times has discovered, that much to its horror, that Jobs’ Mob has not joined in the anti-Chinese bashing other Big Tech companies have been doing.

Apple abandons Chinese memory maker
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 18 October 2022 11:22

Apple abandons Chinese memory maker


Will probably jack the price up to cover it

Apple's cunning plan to keep its margins high by using cheap and cheerful Chinese chips in its iPhones has been stuffed-up by the US trade war.

New flagship graphics cards about to get faster Samsung GDDR6 memory
Published in PC Hardware


Speeds up to 24Gbps

The South Korean giant has announced its newer flagship GPUs are about to get 16Gb GDDR6 memory which can manage up to 24Gbps with the wind behind it.

DRAM inventory drops
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 21 June 2022 11:26

DRAM inventory drops


Inflation

Researchers at TrendForce recently surveyed the DRAM marketplace and found that inventory has seen a drop in consumer demand due to inflation, and the current war between Russia and Ukraine.

Ryzen 7000 CPU release could sort out DDR5 memory price stalemate
Published in PC Hardware


Company expects prices to fall

When AMD revealed its Ryzen 7000 CPUs at Computex 2022 there were questions from the floor about how it expects to sell when DDR5 costs about as much as a gold-plated Bugatti Veyron.

G.Skill announces Ripjaws DDR5 SO-DIMM memory kits
Published in PC Hardware


DDR5 SO-DIMM gets Ripjaws treatment

G.Skill has announced its first Ripjaws DDR5 SO-DIMM memory kits, aimed at high-performance laptops and SFF PCs. The new Ripjaws DDR5 SO-DIMM series will be available in up to 32GB and 64GB kits and DDR5-5200 and DDR5-4800 frequency.

Supply issues blight DDR5
Published in News
Friday, 24 December 2021 11:28

Supply issues blight DDR5


The problem is the non-memory components.

During a recent earnings call to discuss its quarterly earnings, Micron explained that the reason DDR5 demand is "significantly exceeding supply" is because suppliers are having a rough time sourcing non-memory component.