Samsung develops 4Gb DDR3 Chip

Samsung announces it has developed the Worlds first 4Gb DDR3 chip.

Official Press ReleaseSamsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced a breakthrough in high density RAM chips. Using a 50nm process they have managed to create a 4Gb chip. Primarily designed for server applications, the benefits of this high density RAM will soon find their way into desktop PCs.

Designed from the outset to be a low-powered, green solution to the ever expanding RAM needs of users, these chips operate at a low 1.35 volts. With a maximum speed of 1.6 Gbps and the potential for 32GB modules, these are at the peak of RAM technology.

Samsungs Vice-President of Technical Marketing, Kevin Lee said :

We have leveraged our strength in innovation to develop the first 4Gb DDR3, in leading the industry to higher DRAM densities, By designing our 4Gb DDR3 using state-of-the-art 50-nm class technology, we are setting the stage for what ultimately will result in significant cost-savings, for servers and for the overall computing market.

To read the press release in full, please click here.

Anyone for a 64GB home PC? Discuss in our forums.