Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Samsung develops 40nm DRAM technology

updated 03:10 pm EST, Wed February 4, 2009

40nm DRAM developed

Korea's Samsung has produced what it claims to be the world's first 40nm DRAM memory. Though only available in a 1GB DDR2 format, the memory is already said to have been certified for Intel's GM45 Express chipset, which was made available for notebooks late last year. The new DRAM marks a shift down in size from 50nm, and should theoretically consume less electricity, generating less heat as a side effect.

The company says it is accelerating migration to 40nm, and expects mass production to occur within about a year. A 2GB DDR3 module is slated to be ready before the end of 2009, and Samsung also notes that the production technology will be instrumental in shifting from DDR3 to DDR4 as the peak standard. DDR4 SDRAM is, in general, not expected to reach the market until 2012.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Razer Taipan mouse

The list of gaming devices is growing larger with each passing day. A large number of companies have entered the gaming input arena, a ...

Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS

Every computer with a microphone or headphone port has one -- a digital to analog converter (DAC). There are nearly as many chipsets a ...

D-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug

Home automation fans have been getting their fair share of gadgets and accessories in the last few years. Starting with light bulbs, a ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News