Samsung Memory: Industry’s First 8-Gigabit DDR4 20 Nanometer Process

On October 22nd the Korean Conglomerate company, Samsung Electronics, announced their mass production of their new DDR4 module. This new module will be the industry’s first 8 Gigabit DDR4 based on 20 nanometer process technology. With their target focused on the enterprise server market, the 20 nanometer 8 Gigabit DDR4 DRAM will provide high performance, density, and energy efficiency to meet the standards of next generation enterprise servers.

Speeds of this new module can reach a data transfer rate per pin speed of up to 2,400 megabits per second. This increase in speed is approximately 29 percent higher than the current standard of 1,866 DDR3 server modules. Other features include enhanced error correction and 1.2 volt power usage. Along with enterprise server modules, Samsung offer 20 nanometer based DRAMs which will be available for PCs and mobile devices.

Samsung is a South Korean multinational company that is most well-known for is electronic products and services. Founded in 1938, the company is headquartered in Seoul, Korea and is ranked as one of the largest electronics company in the world. With over 426,000 employees, Samsung has met over $327 Billion in yearly revenue with sales of their products on the worldwide scale. In addition to electronics, Samsung also owns subsidiaries in industries such as life insurance, automotive, heavy industries, and construction.

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