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DDR2 spot prices climb back above DDR3
— 10:02 AM on March 26, 2010

Something notable happened last October: for the first time, DDR2 memory became more expensive than DDR3. The former status quo returned a few weeks...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

New Kingston HyperX DDR3 modules certified at 2400MHz
— 1:28 PM on March 15, 2010

Although none of Intel's Nehalem-derived CPUs officially supports DDR3 memory faster than 1333MHz, a press release hit my inbox this morning announcing that Kingston has...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

Micron to acquire Intel spinoff Numonyx in stock swap
— 6:00 AM on February 10, 2010

Intel's former NOR flash division looks set to change hands for the second time in just over two years. Micron Technology says it's reached...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

Nvidia doesn't plan to settle with Rambus anytime soon
— 2:49 PM on January 28, 2010

Perhaps Nvidia won't be next in a string of companies to settle with Rambus, tail between its legs. BusinessWeek has had a chat with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

Nvidia takes a blow in patent dispute against Rambus
— 9:13 AM on January 25, 2010

Could Nvidia find itself forced to license patents from Rambus? As Reuters reports, the U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled that Nvidia infringed on...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

Intel certifies 2,333MHz Corsair DDR3 module
— 4:24 PM on January 21, 2010

Here's something to make bandwidth aficionados swoon. Corsair claims to have passed Intel's Extreme Memory Profile certification process with new Dominator GTX1 DDR3 modules...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

Rambus to reap $900M from Samsung settlement
— 11:20 AM on January 20, 2010

Say what you will about Rambus, the firm must have a pretty skilled legal team. Last year alone, the company received a settlement from...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

Super Talent intros DDR3-1600 kits with 4GB modules
— 5:12 PM on January 6, 2010

We've seen 8GB dual-channel DDR3 memory kits before, but they tend to use commonplace 2GB modules to reach that capacity—sort of like sticking a...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

DRAM supply will be tight this year, A-Data expects
— 9:04 AM on January 6, 2010

Late last year, we saw prices for 4GB dual-channel memory kits quickly rise from below the $50 mark to $80 and up. Will DRAM pricing...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

Hynix touts 2Gb GDDR5 chip with 7Gbps data rate
— 6:00 AM on December 22, 2009

Modern graphics cards have obscene amounts of memory bandwidth as it is, and their successors only seem poised to break new records. In fact, Hynix...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

Corsair releases 24GB DDR3 memory kit
— 10:49 AM on December 15, 2009

Got $1,350 burning a hole in your pocket? Does leaving DIMM slots unpopulated in your motherboard make you strangely uncomfortable or keep you up at...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

Rumor: Future Pineview Atoms to have DDR3 support
— 2:14 PM on December 14, 2009

Netbooks and nettops may start shipping with DDR3 memory next spring. The folks at Fudzilla claim that, although the memory controllers in the first Pineview...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Memory

Poll: Gigabytes vs. gibibytes
— 11:20 AM on December 11, 2009

You may not know it, but the world of technology is split into two camps right now. For one camp, megabytes, gigabytes, and terabytes are...

Poll Question: • Would you say a PC has:

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

Corsair launches 2250MHz DDR3 memory module
— 9:12 AM on December 3, 2009

Memory prices may have gone up quite dramatically in recent weeks, but apparently, that hasn't stopped the release of premium, high-performance DDR3 RAM. Earlier this...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

iSuppli: AMD is back in the semiconductor top 10
— 3:44 PM on November 24, 2009

AMD is back in the saddle. After dropping out of the top-10 semiconductor supplier rankings and slipping into 12th place last year, AMD will...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Memory

iSuppli: DDR3 to become dominant by next June
— 6:00 AM on November 23, 2009

DDR3 could be just months away from unseating DDR2 as the leading system memory type for PCs. In its latest report, iSuppli says it...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

Report: RAM might get cheaper next month
— 9:52 AM on November 18, 2009

Memory prices have sure swelled up over the past couple of months. In September, 4GB DDR2-800 kits were selling for as little as 40...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

Core i7-900 users get 12GB DDR3-1600 kit, thanks to Kingston
— 12:21 PM on November 16, 2009

With the release of its LGA1156 Core i5 and i7-800 processors, Intel has clearly relegated the Core i7-900 series to the high end. So,...

Type: News story Tags: Memory