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Upgrading your mobile or low-power SoC to LPDDR3? Got the right IP? You’ll need it to get maximum performance at minimum power

LPDDR3 is JEDEC’s next click on the low-power LPDDR SDRAM standard for mobile, portable, and other low-power devices. According to the JEDEC Web site, the LPDDR3 standard is still in development but the technical specs of the early devices announced … Continue reading

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Operational DDR4 SDRAM prototypes appear at ISSCC

As reported this week by several Web sites including Techeye.net, Samsung and Hynix both demonstrated working prototypes of DDR4 SDRAM at the ISSCC conference in San Francisco this week. The Samsung and Hynix DDR4 memories were manufactured in 30nm and … Continue reading

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Elpida prototypes 50nm, 64Mbit, 10nsec Resistive RAM (ReRAM). 30nm production slated for 2013

Elpida, the world’s third largest DRAM manufacturer, just announced successful development of a 64Mbit resistive RAM (ReRAM) prototype chip using a 50nm process technology. Two key specs for this prototype are a 10nsec write speed, similar to DRAM and orders … Continue reading

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Big week for Wide I/O: JEDEC publishes spec while Elpida ships sample 4Gbit parts

Wide I/O jumped closer to being a reality this week with two major announcements. On December 28th, Elpida announced that they were making sample shipments of 4Gbit Wide-IO. (See “Let’s start the new year with a bang! Elpida ships 4Gbit … Continue reading

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Let’s start the new year with a bang! Elpida ships 4Gbit Wide I/O and LPDDR3 SDRAM samples

Two DRAM categories that will shake up mobile product design this year are Wide I/O and LPDDR3. Elpida announced just at the end of the year that it has started shipping samples of 4Gbit SDRAMs with both interface types based … Continue reading

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