Toshiba might score a windfall from its memory chip sale
Published in Memory


Price of sale goes up to $22.3 billion

It is starting to look like Toshiba might collect more money from the sale of its memory chip business than it expected.

G.Skill unveils its 16GB DDR4-4600 Trident Z memory kit
Published in Memory


Running at 4600MHz CL19

G.Skill has unveiled its latest extreme performance Trident Z memory kit which comes in 16GB (2x8GB) capacity and working at 4600MHz and CL19 latency.

Graphics card price hike likely
Published in Graphics


Memory issues

Consumer demand for graphics cards may be undermined by price hikes arising from the GDDR memory shortage.

G.Skill unveils Threadripper-ready DDR4 memory kits
Published in Memory


Running from 2933MHz to 3600MHz

Following the launch of AMD's new HEDT Ryzen Threadripper CPUs and the X399 chipset motherboards, G.Skill has announced new DDR4 specifications and expanded its Flare X series which will be Ryzen Threadripper ready.

Memory supply too tight to mention
Published in Memory


Transcend warns of growing prices


DRAM and NAND flash memory chip prices will rise as supply remains tighter than a jar of peanut butter at a squirrel convention.

Samsung climbs on memory boom
Published in News


Booms are better than fire

Samsung Electronics  memory chip boom that propelled it to record profit in the second quarter is likely to continue in the third, just as revenue is widely expected to benefit from sales of OLED screens to the fruity cargo-cult Apple.

PC users will drop off a memory cliff
Published in Memory


Crucial report


Research from memory specialists Crucial suggests that a quarter of UK users have a PC which has reached what the firm calls the ‘memory cliff’ – the point where the computer is hugely slowed down, or completely falls over or crashes.

Samsung sees profits up by 72 percent
Published in Memory


Thanks for the memories


Samsung Electronics has said its second-quarter operating profit rose 72 percent from a year earlier to a new record.

DDR4 hits 4079MHz on AMD Ryzen platform
Published in Memory


With a single G.Skill Trident Z 8GB module

AMD has been working on optimizing memory performance on its AM4 platform and it appears it has been doing a good job as, thanks to an overclocker from Australia, DDR4 managed to finally break the 4,000 limit with Gigabyte X370 motherboard, Ryzen 5 1400 CPU and G.Skill's 8GB Trident Z DDR4 memory module.

Samsung invests $18.6 billion in South Korea
Published in Memory


Needs more memory and smartphone displays

Samsung is to invest $18.6 billion in South Korea as part of a cunning plan to extend its lead in memory chips and next-generation smartphone displays.