Kingston expands its HyperX Fury and Impact DDR4 memory lineup
Published in Memory

Reaching frequencies of up to 3,466MHz

Kingston has announced that it has expanded both the Fury desktop and Impact mobile DDR4 memory lineup with frequencies now reaching up to 3,466MHz for the desktop and 3,200MHz for the mobile lineup.

G.Skill announces DDR4-4700 Trident Z RGB memory kit
Published in Memory

Fastest memory kit with RGB heatsink

After showing off DDR4-4800 kit at the Computex show back in June last year and breaking the world record by getting its resident overclocker to push it to 5,500MHz just a few days later, G.Skill has now officially announced its fastest 16GB DDR4-4700 DDR4 Trident Z RGB memory kit.

Chip sales soared in 2017
Published in News

It's a record

The market for semiconductors worldwide saw sales rise by 21.6 percent and worth $412 billion.

Western Digital results remove fears of memory chip downturn
Published in Memory

Everything is great

Western Digital has provided strong profit forecasts for the current quarter and the full year and said the flash memory market would grow faster this year.

Toshiba considers IPO for memory unit
Published in Memory

Plan B if Bain sale falls through

Toshiba is considering an IPO of its prized memory chip business if an agreed $18 billion sale of the unit to Bain Capital fails to gain antitrust approval by the end of March

Samsung starts mass production of 16Gb GDDR6 chips
Published in Graphics

Based on 10nm-class manufacturing process

Samsung has announced that it has started mass production of 16Gb GDDR6 memory chips, offering twice the speed and density levels compared to currently available GDDR5 memory chips.

Surprise memory price drop
Published in Memory

Chip boom might not last

After an 18 month boom, there has been a sudden drop in some memory prices, which is causing jitters among investors who had thought the chip boom would last at least another year.

Intel and Micron end partnership
Published in News

Thanks for the memories

Intel and Micron are to pull the plug on their long-running partnership on 3D NAND flash memory by early next year.

G.Skill announces new Sniper X DDR4 memory series
Published in Memory

In three camouflage designs

G.Skill has unveiled its newest Sniper X DDR4 memory series which will be available in capacities of up to 128GB, frequencies of up to 3600MHz and in three camouflage designs.

G.Skill ups the ante with 64GB DDR4-3466 SO-DIMM kit
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Quad-channel (4x16GB) 64GB kit for SFFs

G.Skill has announced its newest 64GB (4x16GB) quad-channel DDR4-3466 CL17 SO-DIMM kit, aimed to be used with those mini-ITX X299 motherboards.