Coming in 8GB and 16GB modules and up to 3,000MHz
Crucial has unveiled its latest Ballistix DDR4 memory modules and kits, which will offer RGB LEDs and come in module capacities of 8GB and 16GB with frequencies of up to 3,000MHz.
Record first-quarter profit
Samsung Electronics has recorded at a record first quarter profit on Friday, but market reaction was muted due to growing concerns that the semiconductor boom that has driven the South Korean tech giant’s earnings is about to end.
Reaching frequencies of up to 3,466MHz
Kingston has announced that it has expanded both the Fury desktop and Impact mobile DDR4 memory lineup with frequencies now reaching up to 3,466MHz for the desktop and 3,200MHz for the mobile lineup.
Fastest memory kit with RGB heatsink
After showing off DDR4-4800 kit at the Computex show back in June last year and breaking the world record by getting its resident overclocker to push it to 5,500MHz just a few days later, G.Skill has now officially announced its fastest 16GB DDR4-4700 DDR4 Trident Z RGB memory kit.
It's a record
The market for semiconductors worldwide saw sales rise by 21.6 percent and worth $412 billion.
Everything is great
Western Digital has provided strong profit forecasts for the current quarter and the full year and said the flash memory market would grow faster this year.
Plan B if Bain sale falls through
Toshiba is considering an IPO of its prized memory chip business if an agreed $18 billion sale of the unit to Bain Capital fails to gain antitrust approval by the end of March
Based on 10nm-class manufacturing process
Samsung has announced that it has started mass production of 16Gb GDDR6 memory chips, offering twice the speed and density levels compared to currently available GDDR5 memory chips.
Chip boom might not last
After an 18 month boom, there has been a sudden drop in some memory prices, which is causing jitters among investors who had thought the chip boom would last at least another year.